2 Samuel 19:18

Overview - 2 Samuel 19
Joab causes the king to cease his mourning.
The Israelites are earnest to bring the king back.
11 David sends to the priests to incite them of Judah.
18 Shimei is pardoned;
24 Mephibosheth excused;
32 Barzillai dismissed, and Chimham his son taken into the king's family.
41 The Israelites expostulate with Judah for bringing home the king without them.
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2 Samuel 19:18  (King James Version)
And there went over a ferry boat to carry over the king's household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was come over Jordan;
 


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The LXX. connecting this the with preceding verse, render, [kai kateuthynan ton lordanen emposthen tou basileos, kai
eleitourgesan ten leitourgian tou diabibasai ton basilea,] "and they made ready Jordan before the king, and did the
necessary service to bring over the king;" and the Vulgate has, {et irrumpentes Jordanem, ante regem transierunt vada, ut traducerent domum regis,} "and breaking into Jordan, they passed the fords before the king, to bring over the king's household." Josephus says they prepared a bridge over the Jordan, to facilitate his passage.* what he thought good
Hebrew the good in his eyes. fell down.
Psalms 66:3 ; 81:15 Revelation 3:9
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