2 Samuel 17:24
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New International Version
David went to Mahanaim, and Absalom crossed the Jordan with all the men of Israel.

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Put his household in order - This self-murder could not be called lunacy, as every step to it was deliberate. He foresaw Absalom's ruin; and he did not choose to witness it, and share in the disgrace: and he could expect no mercy at the hands of David. He was a very bad man, and died an unprepared and accursed death.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Mahanaim

2 Samuel 2:8 But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;

Genesis 32:2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Joshua 13:26 And from Heshbon to Ramathmizpeh, and Betonim; and from Mahanaim to the border of Debir;

Library
"The King Kissed Barzillai. " 2 Sam. xix. 39
And no wonder, for David could appreciate a real man when he saw him, and so does David's Lord. I.--LOYALTY IS PRECIOUS TO THE KING OF KINGS. In the days when the son of Jesse had but few friends, it was a precious thing to be treated in the style Barzillai and his neighbours entertained him (see 2 Sam. xvii. 27-29). They were rich farmers, and had land which brought forth with abundance, so were able to act with princely hospitality to the fugitive monarch. But plenty may live with avarice, and
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Continued.
In addition to the psalms already considered, which are devoted to the devout contemplation of nature, and stand in close connection with David's early days, there still remains one universally admitted to be his. The twenty-ninth psalm, like both the preceding, has to do with the glory of God as revealed in the heavens, and with earth only as the recipient of skyey influences; but while these breathed the profoundest tranquillity, as they watched the silent splendour of the sun, and the peace of
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
Genesis 32:2
When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is the camp of God!" So he named that place Mahanaim.

Genesis 32:10
I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps.

2 Samuel 2:8
Meanwhile, Abner son of Ner, the commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-Bosheth 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 on you! He Why would you gaze on the Shulammite as on the dance of Mahanaim?

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