Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Samuel 19:23 in English Standard Version "And the king said to Shimei, “You shall not die.” And the king gave him his oath." 1Ki 2:8 And there is also with you Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjaminite from Bahurim, who cursed me with a grievous curse on the day when I went to Mahanaim. But when he came down to meet me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the Lord, saying, ‘I will not put you to death with the sword.’ 1Ki 2:37 For on the day you go out and cross the brook Kidron, know for certain that you shall die. Your blood shall be on your own head.” 1Ki 2:46 Then the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck him down, and he died. So the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.