2 Samuel 15:4
Good News Translation
And he would add, "How I wish I were a judge! Then anyone who had a dispute or a claim could come to me, and I would give him justice."

Contemporary English Version
I wish someone would make me the judge around here! I would be fair to everyone."

Douay-Rheims Bible
O that they would make me judge over the land, that all that have business might come to me, that I might do them justice.

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O that they would make me judge over the land, that all that have business might come to me, that I might do them justice.

Oh that I

Proverbs 25:6 Appear not glorious before the king, and stand not in the place of great men.

Luke 14:9-11 And he that invited thee and him, come and say to thee: Give this man place. And then thou begin with shame to take the lowest place. . . .

I would do

Proverbs 27:2 Let another praise thee, and not thy own mouth: a stranger, and not thy own lips.

2 Peter 2:19 Promising them liberty, whereas they themselves are the slaves of corruption. For by whom a man is overcome, of the same also he is the slave.

Context
Absalom's Conspiracy
3And Absalom answered him: Thy words seem to me good and just. But there is no man appointed by the king to hear thee. And Absalom said: 4O that they would make me judge over the land, that all that have business might come to me, that I might do them justice.5Moreover when any man came to him to salute him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.…
Cross References
Judges 9:29
Would to God that some man would put this people under my hand, that I might remove Abimelech out of the way. And it was said to Abimelech: Gather together the multitude of an army, and come.

2 Samuel 15:5
Moreover when any man came to him to salute him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

Additional Translations
And he would add, “If only someone would appoint me judge in the land, then everyone with a grievance or dispute could come to me, and I would give him justice.”Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man which has any suit or cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!

Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!

And Abessalom said, O that one would make me a judge in the land; then every man who had a dispute or a cause would come to me, and I would judge him!

And Absalom said, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any controversy and cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!

Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man which hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!

Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who hath any suit or cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!

Absalom said moreover, "Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any suit or cause might come to me, and I would do him justice!"

And Absalom saith, 'Who doth make me a judge in the land, that unto me doth come every man who hath a plea and judgment? -- then I have declared him righteous.'
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