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Abishag

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

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ABISHAG . A beautiful young Shunammitess who attended upon David in his extreme old age ( 1 Kings 1:2 ff., 1 Kings 1:15 ). After David’s death, Abishag was asked in marriage by Adonijah; the request cost him his life ( 1 Kings 2:13-25 ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Abishag'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​a/abishag.html. 1909.
 
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