2 Samuel 16:1-9 NLT

1 When David had gone a little beyond the summit of the Mount of Olives, Ziba, the servant of Mephibosheth,a was waiting there for him. He had two donkeys loaded with 200 loaves of bread, 100 clusters of raisins, 100 bunches of summer fruit, and a wineskin full of wine.

References for 2 Samuel 16:1

    • є 16:1 - Mephibosheth is another name for Merib-baal.
      2 “What are these for?” the king asked Ziba. Ziba replied, “The donkeys are for the king’s people to ride on, and the bread and summer fruit are for the young men to eat. The wine is for those who become exhausted in the wilderness.”
      3 “And where is Mephibosheth, Saul’s grandson?” the king asked him. “He stayed in Jerusalem,” Ziba replied. “He said, ‘Today I will get back the kingdom of my grandfather Saul.’”
      4 “In that case,” the king told Ziba, “I give you everything Mephibosheth owns.” “I bow before you,” Ziba replied. “May I always be pleasing to you, my lord the king.”
      5 As King David came to Bahurim, a man came out of the village cursing them. It was Shimei son of Gera, from the same clan as Saul’s family.
      6 He threw stones at the king and the king’s officers and all the mighty warriors who surrounded him.
      7 “Get out of here, you murderer, you scoundrel!” he shouted at David.
      8 “The is paying you back for all the bloodshed in Saul’s clan. You stole his throne, and now the has given it to your son Absalom. At last you will taste some of your own medicine, for you are a murderer!”
      9 “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king?” Abishai son of Zeruiah demanded. “Let me go over and cut off his head!”