|Overview - 2 Samuel 18|
|1||David viewing the armies in their march gives them charge of Absalom.|
|6||The Israelites are sorely smitten in the wood of Ephraim.|
|9||Absalom, hanging in an oak is slain by Joab, and cast into a pit.|
|19||Ahimaaz and Cushi bring tidings to David.|
|33||David mourns for Absalom.|
2 Samuel 18:28 (King James Version)
And Ahimaaz called, and said unto the king, All is well. And he fell down to the earth upon his face before the king, and said, Blessed be the LORD thy God, which hath delivered up the men that lifted up their hand against my lord the king.
- All is well
- or, Peace be to thee. Hebrew Peace. he fell
- down upon his face. This act was not only in reverence to the king, but in humble adoration of God, whose name he praises for this victory. The more our hearts are fixed and enlarged, in thanksgiving to God for our mercies, the better disposed we shall be to bear with patience the afflictions mixed with them.
- 1:2 14:4
- 22:27 Genesis 14:20 ; 24:27 2 Chronicles 20:26 ; Psalms 115:1 ; 124:6 Psalms 144:1 Psalms 144:2
- Revelation 19:1-3
- delivered up
- Hebrew shut up.
- 1 Samuel 24:18 ; 26:8 Psalms 31:8