New International Version
As he cursed, Shimei said, "Get out, get out, you murderer, you scoundrel!
King James Bible
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial:
Darby Bible Translation
And thus said Shimei as he cursed: Away, away, thou man of blood and man of Belial!
World English Bible
Shimei said when he cursed, "Be gone, be gone, you man of blood, and base fellow!
Young's Literal Translation
And thus said Shimei in his reviling, 'Go out, go out, O man of blood, and man of worthlessness!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
David came to Bahurim - This place lay northward of Jerusalem, in the tribe of Benjamin. It is called Almon, Joshua 21:18; and Alemeth, 1 Chronicles 6:60. Bahurim signifies youths, and Almuth youth; so the names are of the same import.
Cursed still as he came - Used imprecations and execrations.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
bloody man [heb] man of blood
man of Belial
LibraryBut Although Patience be a virtue of the Mind...
8. But although patience be a virtue of the mind, yet partly the mind exercises it in the mind itself, partly in the body. In itself it exercises patience, when, the body remaining unhurt and untouched, the mind is goaded by any adversities or filthinesses of things or words, to do or to say something that is not expedient or not becoming, and patiently bears all evils that it may not itself commit any evil in work or word. By this patience we bear, even while we be sound in body, that in the midst …
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2 Samuel 12:9
Why did you despise the word of the LORD by doing what is evil in his eyes? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed him with the sword of the Ammonites.
2 Samuel 16:6
He pelted David and all the king's officials with stones, though all the troops and the special guard were on David's right and left.
2 Samuel 19:21
Then Abishai son of Zeruiah said, "Shouldn't Shimei be put to death for this? He cursed the LORD's anointed."
2 Samuel 20:1
Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjamite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted, "We have no share in David, no part in Jesse's son! Every man to his tent, Israel!"
because of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering on me and assail me in their anger.
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