2 Samuel 17:1
Good News Translation
Not long after that, Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me choose twelve thousand men, and tonight I will set out after David.

Contemporary English Version
Ahithophel said to Absalom: Let me choose 12,000 men and attack David tonight,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

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And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

I will arise

Proverbs 1:16 But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.

Proverbs 4:16 They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.

Isaiah 59:7,8 Their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are unprofitable thoughts: wasting and destruction are in their ways. . . .

this night

Psalm 3:3-5 But thou, O Lord, art my protector, my glory, and the lifter up of my head. . . .

Psalm 4:8 In peace in the self same I will sleep, and I will rest: [10] For thou, O Lord, singularly hast settled me in hope.

Psalm 109:2-4 O God, be not thou silent in my praise: for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me. . . .

Context
Hushai Counters Ahithophel's Advice
1And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.2And coming upon him (for he is now weary, and weak handed) I will defeat him: and when all the people is put to flight that is with him, I will kill the king who will be left alone.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 16:23
Now the counsel of Achitophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man should consult God: so was all the counsel of Achitophel, both when he was with David, and when he was with Absalom.

2 Samuel 17:2
And coming upon him (for he is now weary, and weak handed) I will defeat him: and when all the people is put to flight that is with him, I will kill the king who will be left alone.

Additional Translations
Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Let me choose twelve thousand men and set out tonight in pursuit of David.Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

And Achitophel said to Abessalom, Let me now choose out for myself twelve thousand men, and I will arise and follow after David this night:

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me, I pray, choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David to-night;

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night;

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, 'Let me choose, I pray thee, twelve thousand men, and I arise and pursue after David to-night,
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