|Overview - 2 Samuel 17|
|1||Ahithophel's counsel is overthrown by Hushai's, according to God's appointment.|
|15||Secret intelligence is sent unto David.|
|23||Ahithophel hangs himself.|
|25||Amasa is made captain.|
|27||David at Mahanaim is furnished with provisions.|
2 Samuel 17:14 (King James Version)
And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.