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2 Samuel 19:39

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 19:39  (King James Version)
And all the people went over Jordan. And when the king was come over, the king kissed Barzillai, and blessed him; and he returned unto his own place.
 


the king
The kiss was the token of friendship and farewell; the blessing was a prayer to God for his prosperity: probably a prophetical benediction.

kissed Barzillai
Genesis 31:55 ; 45:15 Ruth 1:14 ; 1 Kings 19:20 ; Acts 20:37 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:26

blessed
2 Samuel 6:18 2 Samuel 6:20 13:25 Genesis 14:19 ; 28:3 Genesis 47:7 Genesis 47:10 Luke 2:34

returned
Genesis 31:55 ; Numbers 24:25 ; 1 Samuel 24:22
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