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1 Kings 1:36

    1 Kings 1:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so too .

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, answering the king, said, So be it: and may the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say so.

    Webster's Revision

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so too .

    World English Bible

    Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, "Amen. May Yahweh, the God of my lord the king, say so.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD, the God of my lord the king, say so too.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 1:36

    Amen - Dependable; faithful; certain.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 1:36

    Sit upon my throne - The matter of conducting a business of this kind seems to have been this:

    1. The king elect was placed on the mule of his predecessor, and caused to ride abroad to one of the public wells, or to a river where there was the greatest concourse of people, that they might see who he was that was appointed. Solomon was here taken to the river Gihon, in order to be anointed; the continual stream or constantly running fountain, denoting the perpetuity of the kingdom.

    2. The priest and the prophet anointed him in the name of the Lord; and thereby signified that he should be endued with all the kingly virtues; that he should reign by, under, and for the Lord.

    3. The trumpet was then to be blown, and solemn proclamation made, that he was anointed king.

    4. He was then brought and solemnly placed on the throne, to signify that he had now assumed the reins of government, and was about to administer justice and judgement to the people.