Abishag Ministers to David

11 Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Kings 1:1

Commentary on 1 Kings 1:1-4

(Read 1 Kings 1:1-4)

We have David sinking under infirmities. He was chastised for his recent sins, and felt the effects of his former toils and hardships.