David, having given a charge to Solomon, of religiousness, of Joab, of Barzillai, of Shimei, dieth. Solomon succeedeth. Adonijah, moving Bath-sheba to sue unto Solomon for Abishag, is put to death. Abiathar, having his life given to him, is deprived of the priesthood. Joab fleeing to the horns of the altar is there slain. Benaiah is put in Joab's room, and Zadok in Abiathar's. Shimei, confined to Jerusalem, by occasion of going thence to Gath, is put to death.