25 So King Solomon gave orders to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he struck down Adonijah and he died.

Read 1 Kings 2:25 Using Other Translations

And king Solomon sent by the hand of Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell upon him that he died.
So King Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he struck him down, and he died.
So King Solomon ordered Benaiah son of Jehoiada to execute him, and Adonijah was put to death.