|Overview - 2 Samuel 15|
|1||Absalom, by fair speeches and courtesies, steals the hearts of Israel.|
|7||Under pretence of a vow, he obtains leave to go to Hebron.|
|10||He makes there a great conspiracy.|
|13||David upon the news flees from Jerusalem.|
|19||Ittai will not leave him.|
|24||Zadok and Abiathar are sent back with the ark.|
|30||David and his company go up mount Olivet weeping.|
|31||He curses Ahithophel's counsel.|
|32||Hushai is sent back with instructions.|
2 Samuel 15:22 (King James Version)
And David said to Ittai, Go and pass over. And Ittai the Gittite passed over, and all his men, and all the little ones that were with him.
- and all the little
- Sir John Chardin informs us,in a MS. note on this place, that it is usual with the greatest part of the eastern people, especially the Arabs, to carry their whole family with them when they go to war.