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Adonijah

[ad-n-ahy-juh]
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noun
  1. a son of David, put to death at the order of Solomon. II Sam. 3:4; I Kings 2:19–25.
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Also Douay Bible, Ad·o·ni·as [ad-n-ahy-uh s] /ˌæd nˈaɪ əs/.
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  • But Adonijah in his fear of Solomon went and caught hold of the horns of the altar.

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    Henry A. Sherman

  • Adonijah was very good-looking and was the next younger son after Absalom.

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  • Adonijah and all the guests who were with him heard it just as they had finished eating.

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  • What his age was at the date of Adonijah's rebellion we do not know.

  • But for their intervention on this occasion Adonijah would have become king.