1 And when David was a little past the
2 And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The
3 And the king sayde, But where is thy masters sonne? Then Ziba answered the King, Beholde, he remayneth in Ierusalem: for he sayde, This day shall the house of Israel restore me the kingdome of my father.
4 Then said the King to Ziba, Behold, thine are all that perteined vnto Mephibosheth; Ziba saide, I beseech thee, let me finde grace in thy sight, my lord, O King.
5 And when king David came to
6 And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men [were] on his
7 And thus sayde Shimei when hee cursed, Come forth, come foorth thou murtherer, and wicked man.
8 The LORD hath returned upon thee all the
9 Then saide Abishai the sonne of Zeruiah vnto the King, Why doeth this dead dog curse my lord the King? let me goe, I pray thee, and take away his head.
10 And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD hath
11 And Dauid sayd to Abishai, and to all his seruants, Beholde, my sonne which came out of mine owne bowels, seeketh my life: then howe much more now may this sonne of Iemini? Suffer him to curse: for the Lord hath bidden him.
12 It may be that the LORD will look on mine affliction, and that the LORD will
13 And as Dauid and his men went by the way, Shimei went by the side of the mountaine ouer against him, and cursed as he went, & threw stones against him, and cast dust.
14 And the king, and all the people that [were] with him, came weary, and refreshed themselves
15 And Absalom, & all the people, the men of Israel, came to Ierusalem, and Ahithophel with him.
16 And when Hushai the Archite Dauids friend was come vnto Absalom, Hushai said vnto Absalom, God saue the King, God saue the King.
17 And Absalom said to Hushai, [Is] this thy kindness to thy
18 Hushai then answered vnto Absalom, Nay, but whome the Lord, and this people, and all the men of Israel chuse, his will I be, and with him will I dwell.
19 And moreouer vnto whome shall I doe seruice? not to his sonne? as I serued before thy father, so will I before thee.
20 Then spake Absalom to Ahithophel, Giue counsell what we shall doe.
22 So they spread Absalom a tent vpon the top of the house, and Absalom went in to his fathers concubines in the sight of all Israel.
23 And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counselled in those days, [was] as if a man had