New International Version
and bring all the people back to you. The death of the man you seek will mean the return of all; all the people will be unharmed."
King James Bible
And I will bring back all the people unto thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: so all the people shall be in peace.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will bring back all the people to thee. The man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: all the people shall be in peace.
World English Bible
and I will bring back all the people to you. The man whom you seek is as if all returned. All the people shall be in peace."
Young's Literal Translation
and I bring back all the people unto thee -- as the turning back of the whole is the man whom thou art seeking -- all the people are peace.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man whom thou seekest is as if all returned - Only secure David, and all Israel will be on thy side. He is the soul of the whole; destroy him, and all the rest will submit.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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Library"The King Kissed Barzillai. " 2 Sam. xix. 39
And no wonder, for David could appreciate a real man when he saw him, and so does David's Lord. I.--LOYALTY IS PRECIOUS TO THE KING OF KINGS. In the days when the son of Jesse had but few friends, it was a precious thing to be treated in the style Barzillai and his neighbours entertained him (see 2 Sam. xvii. 27-29). They were rich farmers, and had land which brought forth with abundance, so were able to act with princely hospitality to the fugitive monarch. But plenty may live with avarice, and …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
2 Samuel 17:4
This plan seemed good to Absalom and to all the elders of Israel.
They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. 'Peace, peace,' they say, when there is no peace.
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