2 Samuel 15:1
Good News Translation
After this, Absalom provided a chariot and horses for himself, and an escort of fifty men.

Contemporary English Version
Some time later, Absalom got himself a chariot with horses to pull it, and he had 50 men run in front.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now after these things Absalom made himself chariots, and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

New American Bible
After this, Absalom provided himself with chariots, horses, and a retinue of fifty.

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Now after these things Absalom made himself chariots, and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

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Absalom

2 Samuel 12:11 Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thy own house, and I will take thy wives before thy eyes and give them to thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.

Deuteronomy 17:16 And when he is made king, he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor lead back the people into Egypt, being lifted up with the number of his horsemen, especially since the Lord hath commanded you to return no more the same way.

1 Samuel 8:11 And said: This will be the right of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and put them in his chariots, and will make them his horsemen, and his running footmen, to run before his chariots,

1 Kings 1:5,33 And Adonias, the son of Haggith, exalted himself, saying: I will be king. And he made himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. . . .

1 Kings 10:26-29 And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen, and he had a thousand four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen: and he bestowed them in fenced cities, and with the king in Jerusalem. . . .

Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will call upon the name of the Lord, our God.

Proverbs 11:2 The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

Proverbs 17:19 He that studieth discords, loveth quarrels: and he that exalteth his door, seeketh ruin.

Jeremiah 22:14-16 Who saith: I will build me a wide house, and large chambers: who openeth to himself windows, and maketh roofs of cedar, and painteth them with vermilion. . . .

Context
Absalom's Conspiracy
1Now after these things Absalom made himself chariots, and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.2And Absalom rising up early stood by the entrance of the gate, and when any man had business to come to the king's judgment, Absalom called him to him, and said: Of what city art thou? He answered, and said: Thy servant is of such tribe of Israel.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 8:11
And said: This will be the right of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and put them in his chariots, and will make them his horsemen, and his running footmen, to run before his chariots,

1 Kings 1:5
And Adonias, the son of Haggith, exalted himself, saying: I will be king. And he made himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

Additional Translations
Some time later, Absalom provided for himself a chariot with horses and fifty men to run before him.And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it came to pass after this that Abessalom prepared for himself chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared for himself chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

It happened after this, that Absalom prepared him a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

And it cometh to pass afterwards, that Absalom prepareth for himself a chariot, and horses, and fifty men are running before him;
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