* So Solomon.
This was for having taken part with Adonijah; but by it a
remarkable prophecy was fulfilled. God had told Eli, (1; Sa
2:30-36) that the priesthood should depart from his house;
Abiathar was the last of the priests of Ithamar, of which
family was Eli the high priest. Zadok, who succeeded, was of
the family of Eleazar; and by this change the priesthood
reverted to its ancient channel.
* that he.
1Sa 2:30-36 3:12-14 Mt 26:56 Joh 12:38 19:24,28,36,37
Jos 18:1 Ps 78:60 Jer 7:12-14