Then Solomon sat on the throne of the Lord
Who had given it to him, and established him on it, and whose vicegerent he was, and over whose people he ruled:
as king instead of David;
he was viceroy to him in his life time, and succeeded him at his death, when he had the full power of government:
his reign was happy and peaceable:
and all Israel obeyed him;
at once; whereas it was some time, even years, before all Israel obeyed David.