1 Kings 1:6

1:6 had never at any time displeased him. As in dealing with his other rebellious sons, David made no attempt either to question or discipline Adonijah. But his patience and forgiveness only seemed to invite further rebellion (2 Sam. 13:32, 39; 14:33; 18:5).

very handsome. Handsome features were an asset for someone aspiring to the throne (1 Sam. 9:2; 16:12; 2 Sam. 14:25, 26).