Adonijah Sets Himself Up as King

1 When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him.

Read 1 Kings 1:1 Using Other Translations

Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.
Now King David was old and advanced in years. And although they covered him with clothes, he could not get warm.
King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm.

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