2 Samuel 19:16
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New International Version
Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, hurried down with the men of Judah to meet King David.

King James Bible
And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

Darby Bible Translation
And Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, who was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

World English Bible
Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, who was of Bahurim, hurried and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

Young's Literal Translation
and Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite, who is from Bahurim, hasteth, and cometh down with the men of Judah, to meet king David,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shimei the son of Gera - It appears that Shimei was a powerful chieftain in the land; for he had here, in his retinue, no less than a thousand men.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shimei It appears that Shimei was a powerful chieftain in the land, for he had here in his retinue no less than a thousand men.

2 Samuel 16:5-13 And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei...

1 Kings 2:8,36-46 And, behold, you have with you Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim...

hasted

Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

Proverbs 6:4,5 Give not sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids...

Matthew 5:25 Agree with your adversary quickly, whiles you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge...

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National Sorrows and National Lessons
On the illness or the Prince of Wales. Chapel Royal, St James's, December 17th, 1871. 2 Sam. xix. 14. "He bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man." No circumstances can be more different, thank God, than those under which the heart of the men of Judah was bowed when their king commander appealed to them, and those which have, in the last few days, bowed the heart of this nation as the heart of one man. But the feeling called out in each case was the same--Loyalty,
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:16
Her husband, however, went with her, weeping behind her all the way to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go back home!" So he went back.

2 Samuel 16:5
As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the same clan as Saul's family came out from there. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and he cursed as he came out.

1 Kings 2:8
"And remember, you have with you Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, who called down bitter curses on me the day I went to Mahanaim. When he came down to meet me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD: 'I will not put you to death by the sword.'

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