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1 Kings 2:27

2:27 fulfilling the word. The writer of Kings is fond of pointing out God’s fulfillment of earlier promises (8:20; 12:15; 15:29; 16:12). In this case, the prophecy of a man of God concerning the demise and removal of Eli’s descendants from priestly office (1 Sam. 2:30–36) is realized during the reign of Solomon.