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1 Kings 2 (in 140 characters or less)

David charged Solomon to keep the law and to punish Joab and Shimei. Then David died. Solomon had Adonijah, Joab and Shimei executed.

Posted on 27 May 2011 to 19,427 followers, with 5 retweets.
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frankie pike

why was adonijah joab and shimei killed


Adonijah tried to proclaim himself king instead of Solomon in 1 Kings 1. Joab was the one who killed David's son Absalom in 2 Sam 18. And Shimei had cursed David in 2 Sam 16.


V 1-4 similar to Gods requirement of us as recorded in Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

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