New American Standard Bible
But it came about at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away to Achish son of Maacah, king of Gath. And they told Shimei, saying, "Behold, your servants are in Gath."
King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away unto Achish son of Maachah king of Gath. And they told Shimei, saying, Behold, thy servants be in Gath.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the end of three years, that two servants of Shimei's ran away to Achish son of Maachah, king of Gath. And they told Shimei saying, Behold, thy servants are in Gath.
World English Bible
It happened at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away to Achish, son of Maacah, king of Gath. They told Shimei, saying, "Behold, your servants are in Gath."
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of three years, that flee do two of the servants of Shimei unto Achish son of Maachah, king of Gath, and they declare to Shimei, saying, 'Lo, thy servants are in Gath;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Achish - Possibly the Achish of the marginal reference, but more probably the grandson of the former Achish.
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There were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod some remained.
1 Samuel 27:2
So David arose and crossed over, he and the six hundred men who were with him, to Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
1 Kings 2:38
Shimei then said to the king, "The word is good. As my lord the king has said, so your servant will do." So Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days.
1 Kings 2:40
Then Shimei arose and saddled his donkey, and went to Gath to Achish to look for his servants. And Shimei went and brought his servants from Gath.
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