2 Samuel 19:35

Overview - 2 Samuel 19
Joab causes the king to cease his mourning.
The Israelites are earnest to bring the king back.
11 David sends to the priests to incite them of Judah.
18 Shimei is pardoned;
24 Mephibosheth excused;
32 Barzillai dismissed, and Chimham his son taken into the king's family.
41 The Israelites expostulate with Judah for bringing home the king without them.
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2 Samuel 19:35  (King James Version)
I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?

can I discern
Job 6:30 ; 12:11 Hebrews 5:14 ; 1 Peter 2:3

Ecclesiastes 12:1-5

I hear
Ezra 2:65 ; Nehemiah 7:67 ; Exodus 2:8 ; 12:4

a burden
13:25 15:33