|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 17:25 (King James Version)
And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.