2 Samuel 16:7
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New American Standard Bible
Thus Shimei said when he cursed, "Get out, get out, you man of bloodshed, and worthless fellow!

King James Bible
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial:

Darby Bible Translation
And thus said Shimei as he cursed: Away, away, thou man of blood and man of Belial!

World English Bible
Shimei said when he cursed, "Be gone, be gone, you man of blood, and base fellow!

Young's Literal Translation
And thus said Shimei in his reviling, 'Go out, go out, O man of blood, and man of worthlessness!

2 Samuel 16:7 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Come out - Rather, "Go out," namely, of the land, into banishment. Compare Jeremiah 29:16.

Thou bloody man - See the margin. The Lord's word to David 1 Chronicles 22:8 was probably known to Shimei and now cast in David's teeth by him, with special reference to the innocent blood of Uriah.

2 Samuel 16:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
David and Jonathan's Son
'And David said, is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake? 2. And there was of the house of Saul a servant whose name was Ziba. And when they had called him unto David, the king said unto him, Art thou Ziba? And he said, Thy servant is he. 3. And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet. 4. And the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Importance in Luke's History of the Story of the Birth of Christ
IT needs no proof that Luke attached the highest importance to this part of his narrative. That Jesus was indicated from the beginning as the Messiah -- though not a necessary part of his life and work, and wholly omitted by Mark and only briefly indicated in mystical language by John -- was a highly interesting and important fact in itself, and could not fail to impress the historian. The elaboration and detail of the first two chapters of the Gospel form a sufficient proof that Luke recognized
Sir William Mitchell Ramsay—Was Christ Born in Bethlehem?

Cross References
2 Samuel 12:9
'Why have you despised the word of the LORD by doing evil in His sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

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

2 Samuel 19:21
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah said, "Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?"

2 Samuel 20:1
Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew the trumpet and said, "We have no portion in David, Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse; Every man to his tents, O Israel!"

Psalm 55:3
Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the pressure of the wicked; For they bring down trouble upon me And in anger they bear a grudge against me.

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