New American Standard Bible
So Hushai said to Absalom, "This time the advice that Ahithophel has given is not good."
King James Bible
And Hushai said unto Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
Darby Bible Translation
And Hushai said to Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel has given this time is not good.
World English Bible
Hushai said to Absalom, "The counsel that Ahithophel has given this time is not good."
Young's Literal Translation
And Hushai saith unto Absalom, 'Not good is the counsel that Ahithophel hath counselled at this time.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
At this time - Rather, "The counsel which Ahithophel has given this time is not good." He contrasts it with that given before 2 Samuel 16:21, which was good. This gave an appearance of candour to his conduct, and so gave weight to his dissent. Observe the working of David's prayer 2 Samuel 15:31.
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
Mr. John Bunyan's Dying Sayings.
2 Samuel 16:21
Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Go in to your father's concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened."
2 Samuel 17:6
When Hushai had come to Absalom, Absalom said to him, "Ahithophel has spoken thus. Shall we carry out his plan? If not, you speak."
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