2 Samuel 17:14 NIV

14 Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Arkite is better than that of Ahithophel.” For the LORD had determined to frustrate the good advice of Ahithophel in order to bring disaster on Absalom.

References for 2 Samuel 17:14

Study tools for 2 Samuel 17:14

  • a 17:1 - Or "Let me"
  • b 17:9 - Or "When some of the men fall at the first attack"
  • c 17:20 - Or "“They passed by the sheep pen toward the water.”"
  • d 17:25 - Hebrew "Ithra" , a variant of "Jether"
  • e 17:25 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 2:17); Hebrew and other Septuagint manuscripts "Israelite"
  • f 17:25 - Hebrew "Abigal" , a variant of "Abigail"
  • g 17:28 - Most Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew "lentils, and roasted grain"