Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counseller, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Holman Bible

While he was offering the sacrifices, Absalom sent for David's adviser Ahithophel the Gilonite, from his city of Giloh. So the conspiracy grew strong, and the people supporting Absalom continued to increase.

International Standard Version

Absalom also sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, to come from his home town of Giloh while Absalom was presenting the sacrificial offerings. And so the conspiracy widened, because the common people increasingly sided with Absalom.

A Conservative Version

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people increased continually with Absalom.

American Standard Version

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Amplified

And while Absalom was offering the sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city Giloh. And the conspiracy was strong; the people with Absalom increased continually.

Bible in Basic English

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, one of David's helpers, from Giloh his town, while he was making the offerings. And the design against David became strong, for more and more people were joined to Absalom.

Darby Translation

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, from Giloh, while he offered the sacrifices. And the conspiracy gathered strength; and the people increased continually with Absalom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Absalom also sent for Ahithophel, the Gilonite, of David's counsel, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Julia Smith Translation

And Absalom will send for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, from Giloh, in his sacrificing sacrifices. And the conspiracy will be strong; and the people went and a multitude with Absalom.

King James 2000

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, the advisor of David, from his city Giloh, while he offered the sacrifices. The conspiracy {grew in strength}, and the people [were] going and {increasing} with Absalom.

Modern King James verseion

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel of Giloh, David's counselor, from his city Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong, for the people with Absalom grew more and more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Absalom sent also for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, and fetched him out of his city Giloh, when he sacrificed sacrifices. And there was wrought strong treason. And the people drew to Absalom in great multitude.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. The conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

The Emphasized Bible

And Absalom sent and called Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, out of his city, out of Gilo, when he was offering sacrifices, - and so it was that the conspiracy was strong, and, the people, went on multiplying with Absolom.

Webster

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

World English Bible

Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. The conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Absalom sendeth Ahithophel the Gilonite, a counsellor of David, out of his city, out of Gilo, in his sacrificing sacrifices; and the conspiracy is strong, and the people are going and increasing with Absalom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

אחיתפל 
'Achiythophel 
Usage: 20

גּילני 
Giyloniy 
Usage: 2

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

גּילה גּלה 
Giloh 
Usage: 2

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

זבח 
Zebach 
Usage: 162

קשׁר 
Qesher 
Usage: 16

אמּץ אמּיץ 
'ammiyts 
Usage: 6

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

Context Readings

Absalom Leads A Rebellion

11 Then two hundred men went with Absalom from Jerusalem, who were invited and went innocently, and they did not know anything. 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. 13 Then a messenger came to David, saying, "The hearts of the men of Israel are with Absalom."


Cross References

Joshua 15:51

and Goshen and Holon and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages.

2 Samuel 15:31

Now someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom " And David said, "O LORD, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness."

Psalm 41:9

Even my close friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.

2 Samuel 17:14

Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For the LORD had ordained to thwart the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the LORD might bring calamity on 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.

Psalm 55:12-14

For it is not an enemy who reproaches me, Then I could bear it; Nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me, Then I could hide myself from him.

Numbers 23:1

Then Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars for me here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here."

Numbers 23:14

So he took him to the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

Numbers 23:30

Balak did just as Balaam had said, and offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.

2 Samuel 16:20-23

Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, "Give your advice. What shall we do?"

1 Kings 21:9

Now she wrote in the letters, saying, "Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people;

1 Kings 21:12

They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

1 Chronicles 27:33

Ahithophel was counselor to the king; and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.

Psalm 3:1-2

O LORD, how my adversaries have increased! Many are rising up against me.

Psalm 43:1-2

Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

Psalm 50:16-21

But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much more when he brings it with evil intent!

Isaiah 1:10-16

Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people of Gomorrah.

Micah 7:5-6

Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.

John 13:18

"I do not speak of all of you I know the ones I have chosen; but it is that the Scripture may be fulfilled, 'HE WHO EATS MY BREAD HAS LIFTED UP HIS HEEL AGAINST ME.'

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.

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