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And of (A)all my sons (for the Lord has given me many sons) he (B)has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over Israel.

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22 And they ate and drank before the Lord on that day with great gladness.

Solomon Anointed King

And they made Solomon the son of David king (A)the second time, and they (B)anointed him as prince for the Lord, and (C)Zadok as priest.

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28 Then he died (A)at a good age, (B)full of days, riches, and honour. And Solomon his son reigned in his place.

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33 And the king said to them, “Take with you (A)the servants of your lord and have Solomon my son ride on my own mule, and bring him down to (B)Gihon. 34 And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet there (C)anoint him king over Israel. (D)Then blow the trumpet and say, (E)‘Long live King Solomon!’ 35 You shall then come up after him, and he shall come and sit on my throne, for he shall be king in my place. And I have appointed him to be ruler over Israel and over Judah.” 36 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, “Amen! May the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say so. 37 (F)As the Lord has been with my lord the king, even so may he be with Solomon, (G)and make his throne greater than the throne of my lord King David.”

38 So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, (H)and the Cherethites and the Pelethites went down and made Solomon ride on King David's mule and brought him to Gihon. 39 There Zadok the priest took the horn of (I)oil from the tent and (J)anointed Solomon. (K)Then they blew the trumpet, and all the people said, (L)“Long live King Solomon!”

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