2 Samuel 17:15

15 Hushai told Zadok and Abiathar, the priests, “Ahithophel has advised Absalom and the elders of Israel to do such and such, but I have advised them to do so and so.

Read 2 Samuel 17:15 Using Other Translations

Then said Hushai unto Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thus and thus have I counselled.
Then Hushai said to Zadok and Abiathar the priests, "Thus and so did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel, and thus and so have I counseled.
Hushai told Zadok and Abiathar, the priests, what Ahithophel had said to Absalom and the elders of Israel and what he himself had advised instead.

What does 2 Samuel 17:15 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Samuel 17:15

Then said Hushai unto Zadok and to Abiathar the priests
After he was returned from the council board, he immediately went to these priests, who he knew were in the interest of David, and to whom he was to communicate, and by them transmit, what passed at Jerusalem, ( 2 Samuel 15:35 2 Samuel 15:36 ) ;

thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel;
relating to them in express words what he advised to:

and thus and thus have I counselled;
telling them in what manner he had given his counsel.

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