2 Samuel 17:7

7 Hushai replied to Absalom, “The advice Ahithophel has given is not good this time.

Read 2 Samuel 17:7 Using Other Translations

And Hushai said unto Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
Then Hushai said to Absalom, "This time the counsel that Ahithophel has given is not good."
“Well,” Hushai replied to Absalom, “this time Ahithophel has made a mistake.

What does 2 Samuel 17:7 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Samuel 17:7

And Hushai said to Absalom
Having leave to give his opinion freely:

the counsel that Ahithophel hath given [is] not good at this time;
he owns that Ahithophel was a good counsellor, and that the counsel he gave was for the most part, if not always, good, but what he gave at this time was not so; the wisest of men may sometimes be mistaken. Abarbinel thinks he respects his former counsel, particularly that that was good, advising him to defile his father's bed, ( 2 Samuel 16:21 ) ; but this was not, for which he gives the following reasons.

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