2 Samuel 17:5
New International Version
But Absalom said, "Summon also Hushai the Arkite, so we can hear what he has to say as well."

New Living Translation
But then Absalom said, "Bring in Hushai the Arkite. Let's see what he thinks about this."

English Standard Version
Then Absalom said, “Call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear what he has to say.”

Berean Study Bible
Then Absalom said, “Summon Hushai the Archite as well, and let us hear what he too has to say.”

New American Standard Bible
Then Absalom said, "Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear what he has to say."

King James Bible
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Absalom said, "Summon Hushai the Archite also. Let's hear what he has to say as well."

Contemporary English Version
Then Absalom said, "Bring in Hushai the Archite. Let's hear what he has to say."

Good News Translation
Absalom said, "Now call Hushai, and let us hear what he has to say."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Absalom said, "Summon Hushai the Archite also. Let's hear what he has to say as well."

International Standard Version
Absalom replied, "Call in Hushai the Archite so I can hear what he has to say, too!"

NET Bible
But Absalom said, "Call for Hushai the Arkite, and let's hear what he has to say."

New Heart English Bible
Then Absalom said, "Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Absalom said, "Please call Hushai, who is descended from Archi's family, and let us hear what he, too, has to say."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said Absalom: 'Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.'

New American Standard 1977
Then Absalom said, “Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear what he has to say.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Absalom said, Now call Hushai, the Archite, also, and let us likewise hear what he says.

King James 2000 Bible
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says.

American King James Version
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he said.

American Standard Version
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abessalom said, Call now also Chusi the Arachite, and let us hear what is in his mouth, even in his also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Absalom said: Call Chusai the Arachite, and let us hear what he also saith.

Darby Bible Translation
And Absalom said, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and we will hear also what he says.

English Revised Version
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.

World English Bible
Then Absalom said, "Now call Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he says."

Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom saith, 'Call, I pray thee, also for Hushai the Archite, and we hear what is in his mouth -- even he.'
Study Bible
Hushai Counters Ahithophel's Advice
4This proposal seemed good to Absalom and all the elders of Israel. 5Then Absalom said, “Summon Hushai the Archite as well, and let us hear what he too has to say.” 6So Hushai came to Absalom, who told him, “Ahithophel has spoken this proposal. Should we carry it out? If not, what do you say?”…
Cross References
2 Samuel 15:32
When David came to the summit, where he used to worship God, Hushai the Archite was there to meet him with his robe torn and dust on his head.

2 Samuel 17:4
This proposal seemed good to Absalom and all the elders of Israel.

2 Samuel 17:6
So Hushai came to Absalom, who told him, "Ahithophel has spoken this proposal. Should we carry it out? If not, what do you say?"

Treasury of Scripture

Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he said.

Hushai

2 Samuel 15:32-37
And it came to pass, that when David was come to the top of the mount, where he worshipped God, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head: …

2 Samuel 16:16-19
And it came to pass, when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, was come unto Absalom, that Hushai said unto Absalom, God save the king, God save the king…

he saith [heb] is in his mouth







Lexicon
Then Absalom
אַבְשָׁל֔וֹם (’aḇ·šā·lō·wm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 53: Absalom -- 'my father is peace', two Israelites

said,
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Summon
קְרָ֣א (qə·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Hushai
לְחוּשַׁ֣י (lə·ḥū·šay)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2365: Hushai -- two Israelites

the Archite
הָאַרְכִּ֑י (hā·’ar·kî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 757: Archite -- a native of a place in Palestine

as well,
גַּ֖ם (gam)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

and let us hear
וְנִשְׁמְעָ֥ה (wə·niš·mə·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

what
מַה־ (mah-)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

he
הֽוּא׃ (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

too
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

has to say.”
בְּפִ֖יו (bə·p̄îw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to
(5) Call now Hushai.--The good sense of Absalom and all the people at once approved the counsel of Ahithophel; but, at a crisis so important, Absalom sought the advice also of the other famous counsellor of his father.

17:1-21 Here was a wonderful effect of Divine Providence blinding Absalom's mind and influencing his heart, that he could not rest in Ahithophel's counsel, and that he should desire Hushai's advice. But there is no contending with that God who can arm a man against himself, and destroy him by his own mistakes and passions. Ahithophel's former counsel was followed, for God intended to correct David; but his latter counsel was not followed, for God meant not to destroy him. He can overrule all counsels. Whatever wisdom or help any man employs or affords, the success is from God alone, who will not let his people perish.
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