|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 17:8 (King James Version)
For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.