2 Samuel 17:24
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New American Standard Bible
Then David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom crossed the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

King James Bible
Then David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom passed over Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom passed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

World English Bible
Then David came to Mahanaim. Absalom passed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And David came to Mahanaim, and Absalom passed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Mahanaim - See 2 Samuel 2:8. The same reasons which induced Abner to choose it for Ishbosheth probablv made it a good rallying point for David. It was a strong city, in a well-provisioned country, with a mountainous district for retreat in case of need, and with a warlike and friendly population.

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Barzillai
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

Mr. John Bunyan's Dying Sayings.
OF SIN. Sin is the great block and bar to our happiness, the procurer of all miseries to man, both here and hereafter: take away sin and nothing can hurt us: for death, temporal, spiritual, and eternal, is the wages of it. Sin, and man for sin, is the object of the wrath of God. How dreadful, therefore, must his case be who continues in sin! For who can bear or grapple with the wrath of God? No sin against God can be little, because it is against the great God of heaven and earth; but if the sinner
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Genesis 32:2
Jacob said when he saw them, "This is God's camp." So he named that place Mahanaim.

Genesis 32:10
I am unworthy of all the lovingkindness and of all the faithfulness which You have shown to Your servant; for with my staff only I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two companies.

2 Samuel 2:8
But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim.

Song of Solomon 6:13
"Come back, come back, O Shulammite; Come back, come back, that we may gaze at you!" "Why should you gaze at the Shulammite, As at the dance of the two companies?

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