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1 Kings 1:43

    1 Kings 1:43 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, Verily our lord king David hath made Solomon king.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, Truly our lord king David has made Solomon king.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, Verily our lord king David hath made Solomon king:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Jonathan, answering, said to Adonijah, Not so, but our lord King David has made Solomon king:

    Webster's Revision

    And Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, Verily our lord king David hath made Solomon king:

    World English Bible

    Jonathan answered Adonijah, "Most certainly our lord king David has made Solomon king.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Jonathan answered and said to Adonijah, Verily our lord king David hath made Solomon king:

    Definitions for 1 Kings 1:43

    Verily - Truly; surely.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 1:43

    Jonathan answered - He was properly a messenger about the court; we have met with him and Ahimaaz before, 2 Samuel 15:36. He had now been an observer, if not a spy, on all that was doing, and relates the transactions to Adonijah, in the very order in which they took place.

    1. David has nominated Solomon his successor.

    2. Zadok, Nathan, and Benaiah, have been appointed to set him on the king's mule.

    3. They have taken him to Gihon, and anointed him there.

    4. They have brought him up to Jerusalem and placed him on the throne of the kingdom.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 1:43

    Verily - "Nay, but" (or, "Not so").