|Overview - 2 Samuel 16|
|1||Ziba, by presents and false suggestions, obtains his master's inheritance.|
|5||At Bahurim Shimei curse David.|
|9||David with patience abstains, and restrains others, from revenge.|
|15||Hushai insinuates himself into Absalom's counsel.|
2 Samuel 16:2 (King James Version)
And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses be for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may drink.
- What meanest
- Genesis 21:29 ; 33:8 Ezekiel 37:18
- The asses. This is the eastern mode of speaking when presenting any thing to a great man: "This is for the slaves of the servants of your majesty;" when at the same time the presents are intended for the sovereign himself, and it is so understood.
- 15:1 19:26 Judges 5:10 ; 10:4
- for the young
- 1 Samuel 25:27
- that such
- 15:23 17:29 Judges 8:4 Judges 8:5 ; 1 Samuel 14:28 ; Proverbs 31:6 Proverbs 31:7