2 Samuel 16:1

Overview - 2 Samuel 16
Ziba, by presents and false suggestions, obtains his master's inheritance.
At Bahurim Shimei curse David.
David with patience abstains, and restrains others, from revenge.
15 Hushai insinuates himself into Absalom's counsel.
20 Ahithophel's counsel.
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2 Samuel 16:1  (King James Version)
And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.
 


little past
2 Samuel 15:30 2 Samuel 15:32

Ziba
2 Samuel 9:2 2 Samuel 9:9-12

with a couple
17:27-29 19:32 1 Samuel 17:17 1 Samuel 17:18 ; 25:18 1 Chronicles 12:40 ; Proverbs 18:16 ; Proverbs 29:4 Proverbs 29:5

summer
These were probably pumpkins, cucumbers, or water-melons; the two latter being extensively used in the East to refresh travellers in the burning heat of the summer; and probably, as Mr. Harmer supposes, called summer fruits on this very account.
Jeremiah 40:10 Jeremiah 40:12 ; Amos 8:1 ; Micah 7:1

a bottle
1 Samuel 10:3 ; 16:20
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