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1 Kings 2:4 GNT

4 If you obey him, the Lord will keep the promise he made when he told me that my descendants would rule Israel as long as they were careful to obey his commands faithfully with all their heart and soul.

Study tools for 1 Kings 2:4

  • 1 2:5 - 2.5 a 2 S 3.27; b 2 S 20.10.
  • 2 2:7 - 2.7 2 S 17.27-29.
  • 3 2:8 - 2.8 2 S 16.5-13; 19.16-23.
  • 4 2:11 - 2.11 2 S 5.4, 5; 1 Ch 3.4.
  • 5 2:12 - 2.12 1 Ch 29.23.
  • 6 2:17 - 2.17 1 K 1.3, 4.
  • 7 2:26 - 2.26 a 2 S 15.24; b 1 S 22.20-23.
  • 8 2:27 - 2.27 1 S 2.27-36.
  • a 2:5 - [Some ancient translations] innocent men; [Hebrew] men in battle.
  • b 2:5 - [Some ancient translations] I bear . . . and I suffer; [Hebrew] he bears . . . and he suffers.
  • c 2:22 - [Some ancient translations] and Abiathar the priest . . . on his side; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • d 2:28 - corners of the altar: [See 1.50.]
  • e 2:29 - [One ancient translation] Solomon sent a messenger . . . sent Benaiah; [Hebrew] Solomon sent Benaiah.
  • f 2:32 - will punish . . . committed; [or] will kill Joab, because he committed those murders.