And they spoke unto him, saying, If you are kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, they will be your servants forever.
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George Leo Haydock
Please. 3 Kings xii., "serve. "By a little condescension, thou mayst establish thy throne. (Calmet)
The people did not complain, till they saw the riches of the nation wasted on wicked women (Tirinus) and idols. (Du Hamel)