S E C O N D S A M U E L
In the close of the foregoing chapter we left
David flying from Jerusalem, and Absalom entering into it; in this
chapter, I. We are to follow David in his melancholy flight; and
there we find him, 1. Cheated by Ziba, ver. 1-4. 2. Cursed by Shimei, which he
bears with wonderful patience, ver.
5-14. II. We are to meet Absalom in his triumphant
entry; and there we find him, 1. Cheated by Hushai, ver. 15-19. 2. Counselled by
Ahithophel to go in unto his father's concubines, ver. 20-23.