Resources » Reformation Study Bible » 1 Kings » 1 Kings 1:11

1 Kings 1:11

1:11 Bathsheba the mother of Solomon. Queen mothers could play an influential role in the affairs of state (2:19; 15:13; 2 Kin. 10:13). As Solomon’s mother, Bathsheba had a major interest in seeing that Adonijah was thwarted in his plans to become king.