11 Then Nathan asked Bathsheba,(A) Solomon’s mother, “Have you not heard that Adonijah,(B) the son of Haggith, has become king, and our lord David knows nothing about it? 12 Now then, let me advise(C) you how you can save your own life and the life of your son Solomon. 13 Go in to King David and say to him, ‘My lord the king, did you not swear(D) to me your servant: “Surely Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he will sit on my throne”? Why then has Adonijah become king?’ 14 While you are still there talking to the king, I will come in and add my word to what you have said.”

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