32 ¶ And king David said, Call me Zadok the Priest, and Nathan the Prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. And they came before the King.

33 Then the king said unto them, Take with you the [a]servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride upon mine own mule, and carry him down to Gihon.

34 And let Zadok the Priest and Nathan the Prophet anoint him there king over Israel, and blow ye the trumpet, and say, God save King Solomon.

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  1. 1 Kings 1:33 Meaning, the king’s servants and such as were of his guard.

39 And Zadok the Priest took an horn of [a]oil out of the Tabernacle, and anointed Solomon: and they blew the trumpet, and all the people said, God save king Solomon.

40 And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that the earth [b]rang with the sound of them.

41 ¶ And Adonijah and all the guests that were with him, heard it: (and they had made an end of eating) and when Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he said, What meaneth this noise and uproar in the city?

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  1. 1 Kings 1:39 Wherewith they accustomed to anoint the Priests and the holy instruments, Exod. 30:23.
  2. 1 Kings 1:40 Hebrew, brake.