1 Kings 1:20

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1 Kings 1:20  (King James Version)
And thou, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

the eyes
2 Chronicles 20:12 ; Psalms 25:15 ; 123:2 Zechariah 3:9

that thou
At this time the monarchy of Israel was unsettled; no man knew who was to succeed to the crown; and the minds of the people were as unsettled as the succession. It was neither hereditary nor elective: the king, as was anciently the case in most countries, named his successor; but in this instance, God had already assigned the throne to Solomon.
2 Samuel 23:2 ; 1 Chronicles 22:8-10 ; 1 Chronicles 28:5 1 Chronicles 28:6 1 Chronicles 28:10 29:1