And Absalom, and all the people, the men of Israel, came to
At the same time that David and his people came to Bahurim; which, as Josephus F26 says, was a place near to Jerusalem; and, according to Bunting F1, was little more than a mile from it; though elsewhere F2 he makes it three miles; so that had not David made the hasty flight he did, he had fallen into the hands of Absalom:
F26 Antiqu. l. 7. c. 9. sect. 4.
F1 Travels p. 144.
F2 Ib. p. 150.