15 2 The practices of Absalom to aspire to the kingdom. 14 David and his flee. 31 David’s prayer. 34 Hushai is sent to Absalom to discover his counsel.

After this, Absalom [a]prepared him chariots, and horses, and fifty men to [b]run before him.

And Absalom rose up early, and stood hard by the entering in of the gate: and every man that had any [c]matter, and came to the king for judgment, him did Absalom call unto him, and said, Of what city art thou? And he answered, Thy servant is of one of the [d]tribes of Israel.

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  1. 2 Samuel 15:1 Hebrew, made him.
  2. 2 Samuel 15:1 Which were as a guard to set forth his estate.
  3. 2 Samuel 15:2 Or, controversy.
  4. 2 Samuel 15:2 That is, noting of what city or place he was.

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