King James Version
And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And the saying was right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.
World English Bible
The saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And the thing is right in the eyes of Absalom, and in the eyes of all the elders of Israel.
2 Samuel 17:4 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
pleased...: Heb. was right in the eyes of, etc
And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.2 Samuel 17:4 Parallel Commentaries
BY REV. GEORGE MILLIGAN, M.A., D.D. "There is nothing," says Socrates to Cephalus in the Republic, "I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom it is right to learn the character of the way, whether it is rugged or difficult, or smooth and easy" (p. 328 E.). It is to such an aged traveller that we are introduced in the person of Barzillai the Gileadite. And though he is one of the lesser-known characters …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
David and Jonathan's Son
2 Samuel 17:3
And I will bring back all the people unto thee: the man whom thou seekest is as if all returned: so all the people shall be in peace.
2 Samuel 17:5
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.
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