Read 2 Samuel 16:19 Using Other Translations
And again, whom should I serve? should I not serve in the presence of his son? as I have served in thy father's presence, so will I be in thy presence.
And again, whom should I serve? Should it not be his son? As I have served your father, so I will serve you."
“And anyway, why shouldn’t I serve you? Just as I was your father’s adviser, now I will be your adviser!”