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2 Samuel 15:12


While he was offering sacrifices, Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s adviser, 1  to come from his city, Giloh. 2  The conspiracy was gaining momentum, and the people were starting to side with Absalom.


Nu 23:1,14,30; Jos 15:51; 2Sa 15:31; 2Sa 16:20-23; 2Sa 17:14,23; 1Ki 21:9,12; Ps 3:1,2; Ps 41:9; Ps 43:1,2; Ps 50:16-21; Ps 55:12-14; Pr 21:27; Isa 1:10-16; Mic 7:5,6; Joh 13:18; Tit 1:16

NET © Notes

tn Traditionally, “counselor,” but this term is more often associated with psychological counseling today, so “adviser” was used in the translation instead.

tn Heb “Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, the adviser of David, from his city, from Giloh, while he was sacrificing.” It is not entirely clear who (Absalom or Ahithophel) was offering the sacrifices.

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