2 Samuel 17:18

“Nevertheless a lad saw them, and told Absalom: but they went both of them away quickly, and came to a man's house in Bahurim, which had a well in his court; whither they went down.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 17:18

Neuerthelesse, a ladde saw them, and tolde Absalom: but they went both of them away quickely, and came to a mans house in Bahurim, which had a Well in his court, whither they went downe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But a lad did see them and told Absalom; so the two of them departed quickly and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his courtyard, and they went down into it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But a lad saw them, and told Absalom: and they went both of them away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his court; and they went down thither.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But a boy saw them, and gave word of it to Absalom: so the two of them went away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim who had a water-hole in his garden, and they went down into it.
- Basic English Bible

But a lad saw them, and told Absalom. Then they went both of them away quickly, and came to the house of a man at Bahurim, who had a well in his court; and they went down there.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless, a lad saw them, and told Absalom: but they went both of them away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his court; into which they descended.
- Webster's Bible

But a boy saw them, and told Absalom. Then they both went away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his court; and they went down there.
- World English Bible

And a youth seeth them, and declareth to Absalom; and they go on both of them hastily, and come in unto the house of a man in Bahurim, and he hath a well in his court, and they go down there,
- Youngs Literal Bible

But a lad saw them, and told Absalom; and they went both of them away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his court; and they went down thither.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 17:18

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 17:18


17:16 Lodge not - Lest the king's and people's mind's change, and Ahithophel persuade the king to pursue you speedily.

17:17 Enrogel - Or, the fullers well. A place near Jerusalem, #Josh 15:7 18:16|. Wench - Pretending to go thither to wash some cloaths, or to draw water.

17:19 Spread corn - Under pretence of drying it by the sun: which shews it was summer - time.

17:20 Over the brook of water - That is, over Jordan. This was a manifest lie.


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