New International Version
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.
King James Bible
And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner unto him, Go, return. And he returned.
Darby Bible Translation
And her husband went with her along weeping behind her to Bahurim. Then said Abner to him, Go, return. And he returned.
World English Bible
Her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go! Return!" and he returned.
Young's Literal Translation
and her husband goeth with her, going on and weeping behind her, unto Bahurim, and Abner saith unto him, 'Go, turn back;' and he turneth back.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Weeping behind her - If genuine affection did not still subsist between David and Michal, it was a pity to have taken her from Phaltiel, who had her to wife from the conjoint authority of her father and her king.
Nevertheless David had a legal right to her, as she had never been divorced, for she was taken from him by the hand of violence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
along weeping [heb] going and weeping
LibraryThe King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
A Believer's Privilege at Death
2 Samuel 3:15
So Ish-Bosheth gave orders and had her taken away from her husband Paltiel son of Laish.
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.
2 Samuel 17:18
But a young man saw them and told Absalom. So the two of them left at once and went to the house of a man in Bahurim. He had a well in his courtyard, and they climbed down into it.
2 Samuel 19:16
Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, hurried down with the men of Judah to meet King David.
2 Samuel 23:31
Abi-Albon the Arbathite, Azmaveth the Barhumite,
Ishmael son of Nethaniah went out from Mizpah to meet them, weeping as he went. When he met them, he said, "Come to Gedaliah son of Ahikam."
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