|New International Version (© 2011)|
The king also said to Zadok the priest, "Do you understand? Go back to the city with my blessing. Take your son Ahimaaz with you, and also Abiathar's son Jonathan. You and Abiathar return with your two sons.
King James Bible
The king said also unto Zadok the priest, Art not thou a seer? return into the city in peace, and your two sons with you, Ahimaaz thy son, and Jonathan the son of Abiathar.
American Standard Version
The king said also unto Zadok the priest, Art thou not a seer? return into the city in peace, and your two sons with you, Ahimaaz thy son, and Jonathan the son of Abiathar.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king saith unto Zadok the priest, 'Art thou a seer? turn back to the city in peace, and Ahimaaz thy son, and Jonathan son of Abiathar, your two sons with you;
2 Samuel 15:27 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Art not thou a seer? return into the city in peace - That is, As thou art the only organ of the public worship, that worship cannot be carried on without thee; and as thou art the priest of God, thou hast no cause to fear for thy personal safety: the nation has not abandoned their God, though they have abandoned their king. It appears also, that he wished these priests, by means of their sons, Ahimaaz the son of Zadok, and Jonathan the son of Abiathar, to send him frequent intelligence of the motions and operations of the enemy.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 24:11 For when David was up in the morning, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,
1 Samuel 9:9 (Beforetime in Israel, when a man went to inquire of God, thus he spoke, Come, and let us go to the seer...
1 Chronicles 25:5 All these were the sons of Heman the king's seer in the words of God, to lift up the horn...
2 Samuel 15:34,36 But if you return to the city, and say to Absalom, I will be your servant, O king; as I have been your father's servant till now...
2 Samuel 17:17 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...
2 Samuel 15:27 Parallel CommentariesAbiathar Abi'athar Ahimaaz Ahim'a-Az City Further Jonathan Peace Priest Seer Seest Turn ZadokAbiathar Abi'athar Ahimaaz Ahim'a-Az City Further Jonathan Peace Priest Seer Seest Turn ZadokTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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1 Samuel 9:6 But the servant replied, "Look, in this town there is a man of God; he is highly respected, and everything he says comes true. Let's go there now. Perhaps he will tell us what way to take."
2 Samuel 15:36 Their two sons, Ahimaaz son of Zadok and Jonathan son of Abiathar, are there with them. Send them to me with anything you hear."
2 Samuel 17:17 Jonathan and Ahimaaz were staying at En Rogel. A female servant was to go and inform them, and they were to go and tell King David, for they could not risk being seen entering the city.
1 Kings 1:42 Even as he was speaking, Jonathan son of Abiathar the priest arrived. Adonijah said, "Come in. A worthy man like you must be bringing good news."
1 Kings 4:15 Ahimaaz--in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon);
1 Chronicles 6:8 Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,