King James Version
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.
Darby Bible Translation
And Absalom said, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and we will hear also what he says.
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.'
2 Samuel 17:5 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
what...: Heb. what is in his mouth
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.2 Samuel 17:5 Parallel Commentaries
BY REV. GEORGE MILLIGAN, M.A., D.D. "There is nothing," says Socrates to Cephalus in the Republic, "I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom it is right to learn the character of the way, whether it is rugged or difficult, or smooth and easy" (p. 328 E.). It is to such an aged traveller that we are introduced in the person of Barzillai the Gileadite. And though he is one of the lesser-known characters …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
David and Jonathan's Son
2 Samuel 15:32
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 17:4
And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.
2 Samuel 17:6
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.
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