2 Samuel 3:36
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King James Version
And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them: as whatsoever the king did pleased all the people.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people remarked it, and it pleased them; as whatever the king did pleased all the people.

World English Bible
All the people took notice of it, and it pleased them; as whatever the king did pleased all the people.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the people have discerned it, and it is good in their eyes, as all that the king hath done is good in the eyes of all the people;

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King James Translators' Notes

pleased them: Heb. was good in their eyes

Geneva Study Bible

And all the people took notice of it, and it {p} pleased them: as whatsoever the king did pleased all the people.

(p) It is expedient sometimes not only to conceive inward sorrow, but also that it may appear to others, so that they may be satisfied.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin pleased

was good in their eyes.2 Samuel 3:36 Parallel Commentaries

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Of a Private Fast.
That we may rightly perform a private fast, four things are to be observed:--First, The author; Secondly, The time and occasion; Thirdly, The manner; Fourthly, The ends of private fasting. 1. Of the Author. The first that ordained fasting was God himself in paradise; and it was the first law that God made, in commanding Adam to abstain from eating the forbidden fruit. God would not pronounce nor write his law without fasting (Lev. xxiii), and in his law commands all his people to fast. So does our
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Morning of Good Friday.
The pale grey light had passed into that of early morning, when the Sanhedrists once more assembled in the Palace of Caiaphas. [5969] A comparison with the terms in which they who had formed the gathering of the previous night are described will convey the impression, that the number of those present was now increased, and that they who now came belonged to the wisest and most influential of the Council. It is not unreasonable to suppose, that some who would not take part in deliberations which were
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:35
And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David sware, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or ought else, till the sun be down.

2 Samuel 3:37
For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner the son of Ner.

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