1 Kings 3:26-27 NIV

26 The woman whose son was alive was filled with compassion1 for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"

References for 1 Kings 3:26

27 Then the king gave his ruling: "Give the living baby to the first woman. Do not kill him; she is his mother."