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1Ki 1:7 Strong Concordance And he conferred [01697] with Joab [03097] the son [01121] of Zeruiah [06870], and with Abiathar [054] the priest [03548]: and they following [0310] Adonijah [0138] helped [05826] him.
  King James And he conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah, and with Abiathar the priest: and they following Adonijah helped him.

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
he conferred with Joab--The anxiety of Adonijah to secure the influence of a leader so bold, enterprising, and popular with the army was natural, and the accession of the hoary commander is easily accounted for from his recent grudge at the king (see on Sa2 19:13).

and with Abiathar the priest--His influence was as great over the priests and Levites--a powerful body in the kingdom--as that of Joab over the troops. It might be that both of them thought the crown belonged to Adonijah by right of primogeniture, from his mature age and the general expectations of the people (Kg1 2:15).
15 And he said [0559], Thou knowest [03045] that the kingdom [04410] was mine, and that all Israel [03478] set [07760] their faces [06440] on me, that I should reign [04427]: howbeit the kingdom [04410] is turned about [05437], and is become my brother's [0251]: for it was his from the LORD [03068].
13 And say [0559] ye to Amasa [06021], Art thou not of my bone [06106], and of my flesh [01320]? God [0430] do [06213] so to me, and more [03254] also, if thou be not captain [08269] of the host [06635] before [06440] me continually [03117] in the room [08478] of Joab [03097].
20 And one [0259] of the sons [01121] of Ahimelech [0288] the son [01121] of Ahitub [0285], named [08034] Abiathar [054], escaped [04422], and fled [01272] after [0310] David [01732].
5 Then Adonijah [0138] the son [01121] of Haggith [02294] exalted [04984] himself, saying [0559], I will be king [04427]: and he prepared [06213] him chariots [07393] and horsemen [06571], and fifty [02572] men [0376] to run [07323] before [06440] him.
9 Behold, a son [01121] shall be born [03205] to thee, who shall be a man [0376] of rest [04496]; and I will give him rest [05117] from all his enemies [0341] round about [05439]: for his name [08034] shall be Solomon [08010], and I will give [05414] peace [07965] and quietness [08253] unto Israel [03478] in his days [03117].