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  •        2 Samuel  17:1    
    Moreover Ahithophel sa... ...fter David this night:
    Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:
  •        2 Samuel  17:2    
    And I will come upon h... ...l smite the king only:
    And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only:
  •        2 Samuel  17:3    
    And I will bring back ... ...ple shall be in peace.
    And I will bring back all the people unto thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: so all the people shall be in peace.
  •        2 Samuel  17:4    
    And the saying pleased... ... the elders of Israel.
    And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.
  •        2 Samuel  17:5    
    Then said Absalom, Cal... ...ikewise what he saith.
    Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.
  •        2 Samuel  17:6    
    And when Hushai was co... ...g? if not; speak thou.
    And when Hushai was come to Absalom, Absalom spake unto him, saying, Ahithophel hath spoken after this manner: shall we do after his saying? if not; speak thou.
  •        2 Samuel  17:7    
    And Hushai said unto A... ...not good at this time.
    And Hushai said unto Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
  •        2 Samuel  17:8    
    For, said Hushai, thou... ...lodge with the people.
    For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
  •        2 Samuel  17:9    
    Behold, he is hid now ... ...e that follow Absalom.
    Behold, he is hid now in some pit, or in some other place: and it will come to pass, when some of them be overthrown at the first, that whosoever heareth it will say, There is a slaughter among the people that follow Absalom.
  •        2 Samuel  17:10   
    And he also that is va... ...h him are valiant men.
    And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant men.
  •        2 Samuel  17:11   
    Therefore I counsel th... ...e in thine own person.
    Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.
  •        2 Samuel  17:12   
    So shall we come upon ... ...e left so much as one.
    So shall we come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falleth on the ground: and of him and of all the men that are with him there shall not be left so much as one.
  •        2 Samuel  17:13   
    Moreover, if he be got... ...all stone found there.
    Moreover, if he be gotten into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the river, until there be not one small stone found there.
  •        2 Samuel  17:14   
    And Absalom and all th... ...ing evil upon Absalom.
    And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
  •        2 Samuel  17:15   
    Then said Hushai unto ... ...hus have I counselled.
    Then said Hushai unto Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thus and thus have I counselled.
  •        2 Samuel  17:16   
    Now therefore send qui... ...ple that are with him.
    Now therefore send quickly, and tell David, saying, Lodge not this night in the plains of the wilderness, but speedily pass over; lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people that are with him.
  •        2 Samuel  17:17   
    Now Jonathan and Ahima... ...t and told king David.
    Now Jonathan and Ahimaaz stayed by Enrogel; for they might not be seen to come into the city: and a wench went and told them; and they went and told king David.
  •        2 Samuel  17:18   
    Nevertheless a lad saw... ...hither they went down.
    Nevertheless a lad saw them, and told Absalom: but they went both of them away quickly, and came to a man's house in Bahurim, which had a well in his court; whither they went down.
  •        2 Samuel  17:19   
    And the woman took and... ...e thing was not known.
    And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn thereon; and the thing was not known.
  •        2 Samuel  17:20   
    And when Absalom's ser... ...returned to Jerusalem.
    And when Absalom's servants came to the woman to the house, they said, Where is Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said unto them, They be gone over the brook of water. And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
  •        2 Samuel  17:21   
    And it came to pass, a... ...ounselled against you.
    And it came to pass, after they were departed, that they came up out of the well, and went and told king David, and said unto David, Arise, and pass quickly over the water: for thus hath Ahithophel counselled against you.
  •        2 Samuel  17:22   
    Then David arose, and ... ... not gone over Jordan.
    Then David arose, and all the people that were with him, and they passed over Jordan: by the morning light there lacked not one of them that was not gone over Jordan.
  •        2 Samuel  17:23   
    And when Ahithophel sa... ...pulchre of his father.
    And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
  •        2 Samuel  17:24   
    Then David came to Mah... ...en of Israel with him.
    Then David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom passed over Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.
  •        2 Samuel  17:25   
    And Absalom made Amasa... ...Zeruiah Joab's mother.
    And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.
  •        2 Samuel  17:26   
    So Israel and Absalom ... ...in the land of Gilead.
    So Israel and Absalom pitched in the land of Gilead.
  •        2 Samuel  17:27   
    And it came to pass, w... ... Gileadite of Rogelim,
    And it came to pass, when David was come to Mahanaim, that Shobi the son of Nahash of Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and Machir the son of Ammiel of Lodebar, and Barzillai the Gileadite of Rogelim,
  •        2 Samuel  17:28   
    Brought beds, and baso... ...es, and parched pulse,
    Brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,
  •        2 Samuel  17:29   
    And honey, and butter,... ...ty, in the wilderness.
    And honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of kine, for David, and for the people that were with him, to eat: for they said, The people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.