2 Samuel 17:7
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New International Version
Hushai replied to Absalom, "The advice Ahithophel has given is not good this time.

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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Clarke'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

given [heb] counselled
not good

Proverbs 31:8 Open your mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

"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

In addition to the psalms already considered, which are devoted to the devout contemplation of nature, and stand in close connection with David's early days, there still remains one universally admitted to be his. The twenty-ninth psalm, like both the preceding, has to do with the glory of God as revealed in the heavens, and with earth only as the recipient of skyey influences; but while these breathed the profoundest tranquillity, as they watched the silent splendour of the sun, and the peace of
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
2 Samuel 16:21
Ahithophel answered, "Sleep with your father's concubines whom he left to take care of the palace. Then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself obnoxious to your father, and the hands of everyone with you will be more resolute."

2 Samuel 17:6
When Hushai came to him, Absalom said, "Ahithophel has given this advice. Should we do what he says? If not, give us your opinion."

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