New Living Translation
Then Absalom would say, "You've really got a strong case here! It's too bad the king doesn't have anyone to hear it.
King James Bible
And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And Absalom said to him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man to hear thee appointed by the king.
World English Bible
Absalom said to him, "Behold, your matters are good and right; but there is no man deputized by the king to hear you."
Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom saith unto him, 'See, thy matters are good and straightforward -- and there is none hearkening to thee from the king.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:3 See - Upon some very slight hearing of their cause, he approved it, that he might oblige all. No man - None such as will do thee justice. The other sons and relations of the king, and the rest of the judges and rulers under him and them, are wholly corrupted; or, at least not careful and diligent as they should be: and my father being grown in years, is negligent of publick affairs. It is the way of turbulent, aspiring men, to reproach the government they are under. Even David himself, the best of kings, could not escape the worst of censures.
LibraryA Light to Lighten the Gentiles
P. G. 2 Sam. xv. 19-22; John xii. 26 "Wherefore goest thou with me?" Said the king disowned-- Said the king despised, rejected, Disenthroned. "Go, return unto thy place, To thy king of yore-- Here a pilgrim and a stranger, Nothing more. "Not for thee the cities fair, Hills of corn and wine-- All was portioned ere thou camest, Nought is thine. "Wandering forth where'er I may, Exiled from mine own, Shame, rejection I can grant thee; That alone. "Turn and take thy brethren back, With thy people …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others
The Daily Walk with Others (iii. ).
And V the Kingdom Undivided and the Kingdom Divided
That Whereas the City of Jerusalem had Been Five Times Taken Formerly, this was the Second Time of Its Desolation. A Brief Account of Its History.
The LORD approves of those who are good, but he condemns those who plan wickedness.
2 Samuel 15:4
I wish I were the judge. Then everyone could bring their cases to me for judgment, and I would give them justice!"
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