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2 Samuel 16:1

David and Ziba

1 When David had gone a short distance beyond the summit, there was Ziba, the steward of Mephibosheth, waiting to meet him. He had a string of donkeys saddled and loaded with two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred cakes of raisins, a hundred cakes of figs and a skin of wine.

Read 2 Samuel 16:1 Using Other Translations

And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.
When David had passed a little beyond the summit, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, bearing two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred bunches of raisins, a hundred of summer fruits, and a skin of wine.
When David had gone a little beyond the summit of the Mount of Olives, Ziba, the servant of Mephibosheth, 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.

What does 2 Samuel 16:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Samuel 16:1

And when David was a little past the top [of the hill]
Of the mount of Olives, the ascent of which he is said to go up by, and to come to the top of it, ( 2 Samuel 15:30 2 Samuel 15:32 ) ;

behold, Ziba, the servant of Mephibosheth, met him;
of whom see ( 2 Samuel 9:2 ) ;

with a couple of asses saddled:
and so fit to ride on, but for the present he used them to another purpose:

and upon them two hundred [loaves] of bread;
an hundred on each ass very probably:

and an hundred bunches of raisins;
or dried grapes, as the Targum: and an hundred of summer fruits:
not in number, but in weight, as apples, pears, plums, apricots so the Targum, an hundred pounds of figs: and a bottle of wine:
a cask or flagon of wine; for a bottle, such as is in use with us, would have signified nothing in such a company.

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