The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
KI1 1:16 And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the
king said, What wouldest thou?
KI1 1:17 And she said unto him, My lord, thou swarest by the LORD thy
God unto thine handmaid, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign
after me, and he shall sit upon my throne.
KI1 1:18 And now, behold, Adonijah reigneth; and now, my lord the king,
thou knowest it not:
KI1 1:19 And he hath slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep in abundance,
and hath called all the sons of the king, and Abiathar the priest, and
Joab the captain of the host: but Solomon thy servant hath he not
King James Bible