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28 Then King David answered and said, “Summon Bathsheba for me.” Then she came before the king and stood in his presence.[a] 29 Then the king swore and said, “As Yahweh lives,[b] who has saved my life from all trouble, 30 surely as I swore to you by Yahweh the God of Israel, saying, ‘Solomon your son shall surely be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne in my place,’ surely I shall do so this very day.”

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  1. 1 Kings 1:28 Following the corrected LXX and Vulgate
  2. 1 Kings 1:29 Literally “The life of Yahweh”

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