Read 2 Samuel 18:25 Using Other Translations
And the watchman cried, and told the king. And the king said, If he be alone, there is tidings in his mouth. And he came apace, and drew near.
The watchman called out and told the king. And the king said, "If he is alone, there is news in his mouth." And he drew nearer and nearer.
He shouted the news down to David, and the king replied, “If he is alone, he has news.” As the messenger came closer,