Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Ahithophel was the king's counseller: and Hushai the Archite was the king's companion:

Bible References

Ahithophel

2 Samuel 15:12
And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David’s counselor, from his city Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people increased continually with Absalom.
2 Samuel 16:23
The advice of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if one inquired of the word of God; so was all the advice of Ahithophel regarded by both David and Absalom.
2 Samuel 17:23
Now when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.

Hushai

2 Samuel 15:32
It happened as David was coming to the summit, where God was worshiped, that behold, Hushai the Archite met him with his coat torn and dust on his head.
2 Samuel 16:16
Now it came about when Hushai the Archite, David’s friend, came to Absalom, that Hushai said to Absalom, “Long live the king! Long live the king!”

Companion

2 Samuel 16:17
Absalom said to Hushai, “Is this your loyalty to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?”
Psalm 55:13
But it is you, a man my equal,
My companion and my familiar friend;
Zechariah 13:7
“Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd,
And against the man, My Associate,”
Declares the Lord of hosts.
Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered;
And I will turn My hand against the little ones.