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(d. 837 BCE) Son of King David. Toward the end of David's life, Adonijah proclaimed himself his father’s successor–an act that was immediately countermanded by David. Eventually he was killed by his brother, King Solomon for an attempted act of treason.
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Entry for 'Adonijah'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/a/adonijah.html. 2012.