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Reformation Study Bible – 1 Kings 1:34
1 Kings 1:34

1:34 anoint him king over Israel. Priests (Ex. 28:41; 29:4–9; Lev. 4:3, 5, 16), kings (1 Sam. 2:10; 9:16; 10:1), and occasionally prophets (1 Kin. 19:16), were anointed in ancient Israel. The Hebrew for “anointed” became a technical term for the Lord’s anointed, usually with royal connotations. The title is usually transliterated “messiah.” The Greek word for “anointed” is Christos (English “Christ,” Matt. 1:17). Although Solomon received God’s promises to David, those promises were fully realized only with the coming of Jesus Christ.

blow the trumpet and say, ’Long live King Solomon!’ A public celebration of Solomon’s new status as crown prince (cf. 1 Sam. 10:24; 2 Sam. 15:10; 16:16; 2 Kin. 9:13; 11:12).