So they ate and drank that daybefore the LORD with greatgladness. And they madeSolomon the son of Davidking a secondtime, and they anointed him as ruler for the LORD and Zadok as priest.
Then 2Solomonsat on the throne of the LORD as kinginstead of David his father; and he prospered, and allIsraelobeyed him.
24All the officials, the mightymen, and alsoall the sons of KingDavidbpledgedallegiance to KingSolomon.
253The LORDhighlyexaltedSolomon in the sight of allIsrael, and 4bestowed on him royalmajestywhichhad not been on anykingbefore him in Israel.
Now 5David the son of JessereignedoverallIsrael.
276The periodwhich he reignedoverIsrael was fortyyears; he reigned in Hebronsevenyears and cin Jerusalemthirty-three years.
Then he died in 7a dripeoldage, 8full of days, riches and honor; and his sonSolomonreigned in his place.
"Now the acts of KingDavid, from first to last, are written in the chronicles of 9Samuel the seer, in the chronicles of 10Nathan the prophet and in the chronicles of 11Gad the seer,
with all his reign, his power, and the circumstanceswhichcame on him, on Israel, and on all the kingdoms of the lands.