I [am one of them that are] peaceable [and] faithful in
Her meaning is, that she was of a city which consisted of peaceable and faithful men, that were peaceable among themselves, and faithful to their king, who never were concerned in any insurrection or rebellion, not in the late one under Absalom:
thou seekest to destroy a city, and a mother in Israel;
a metropolitan city, which had several towns and villages under its jurisdiction, which were as daughters to it. Some think she means herself, because very old, supposed F3 to be Serah, the daughter of Asher, a son of Jacob, which is improbable:
wilt why thou swallow up the inheritance of the Lord?
a city which is a part of the land, that is the Lord's inheritance.
F3 Jarchi & Kimchi in loc. Hieron. Trad. Heb. in 2 Reg. fol. 79. L.