Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And king Solomon answered and said unto his mother, And why dost thou ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? ask for him the kingdom also; for he is mine elder brother; even for him, and for Abiathar the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah.

The kingdom

Bible References

Why dost

Matthew 20:22
But Jesus, answering, said - Ye know not what ye are asking: Are ye able to drink the cup, which, I, am about to drink; They say unto him - We are able.
Mark 10:38
But, Jesus, said unto them - Ye know not what ye are asking: Are ye able to drink the cup that, I, am to drink? or to be immersed, with the immersion wherewith, I, am to be immersed?
James 4:3
Ye ask and receive not, because that, basely, ye ask, in order that, in your pleasures, ye may spend it .

The kingdom

1 Kings 1:5
And, Adonijah son of Haggith, exalted himself, saying - I, will be king. Therefore prepared he for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.