2 Samuel 16:5
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English Standard Version
When King David came to Bahurim, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera, and as he came he cursed continually.

King James Bible
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came.

American Standard Version
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out thence a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera; he came out, and cursed still as he came.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And king David came as far as Bahurim: and behold there came out from thence a man of the kindred of the house of Saul named Semei, the son of Gera, and coming out he cursed as he went on,

English Revised Version
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out thence a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came out, and cursed still as he came.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came.

2 Samuel 16:5 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

David then commissioned him to communicate to the priests Zadok and Abiathar all that he should hear of the king's house, and send word to him through their sons.

2 Samuel 16:5 Parallel Commentaries

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Bahurim This place is supposed to be the same as {Almon} (Jos

2 Samuel 21:18 And it came to pass after this, that there was again a battle with the Philistines at Gob: then Sibbechai the Hushathite slew Saph...

) and {Almeth} (

1 Chronicles 6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs...

,) a city of Benjamin, north of Jerusalem, and apparently not far from Olivet.

2 Samuel 16:14 And the king, and all the people that were with him, came weary, and refreshed themselves there.

2 Samuel 3:16 And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner to him, Go, return. And he returned.

2 Samuel 17:18 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...

whose name

2 Samuel 19:16 And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hurried and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

1 Kings 2:8,9,36-44 And, behold, you have with you Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim...

he came, etc. or, he still came forth and cursed
cursed

Exodus 22:28 You shall not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of your people.

1 Samuel 17:43 And the Philistine said to David, Am I a dog, that you come to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

Psalm 69:26 For they persecute him whom you have smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom you have wounded.

Psalm 109:16-19,28 Because that he remembered not to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart...

Proverbs 26:2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.

Ecclesiastes 10:20 Curse not the king, no not in your thought; and curse not the rich in your bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice...

Isaiah 8:21 And they shall pass through it, hardly bestead and hungry: and it shall come to pass, that when they shall be hungry...

Matthew 5:11,12 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake...

Cross References
Exodus 22:28
"You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

1 Samuel 17:43
And the Philistine said to David, "Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?" And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

2 Samuel 3:16
But her husband went with her, weeping after her all the way to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go, return." And he returned.

2 Samuel 16:4
Then the king said to Ziba, "Behold, all that belonged to Mephibosheth is now yours." And Ziba said, "I pay homage; let me ever find favor in your sight, my lord the king."

2 Samuel 16:6
And he threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David, and all the people and all the mighty men were on his right hand and on his left.

2 Samuel 17:18
But a young man saw them and told Absalom. So both of them went away quickly and came to the house of a man at Bahurim, who had a well in his courtyard. And they went down into it.

2 Samuel 19:16
And Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, from Bahurim, hurried to come down with the men of Judah to meet King David.

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