And did eat and drink before the LORD on that day with great gladness. And they made Solomon the son of David king the second time, and anointed him unto the LORD to be the prince, and Zadok to be priest.
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George Leo Haydock
The Lord, at Jerusalem, (Menochius) where the ark was then kept. (Haydock)
Second time: the first had been done with too much precipitation, in consequence of the attempt of Adonias; (3 Kings i. 39.; Tirinus) or this took place after the death of David, that his successor might be invested with full power, (Grotius) and be acknowledged by all. (Haydock)
Priest. This at least only took place after the death of David, when Abiathar fell into disgrace, 3 Kings ii. 35. Both prince and priest must act by God's authority; and those who resist them, resist God himself, Romans xiii. 1. (Calmet)
They are ministers of the Lord. (Haydock)