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2 Samuel 15:3

    2 Samuel 15:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Absalom said to him, See, your matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Absalom would say to him, See, your cause is true and right; but no man has been named by the king to give you a hearing.

    Webster's Revision

    And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.

    World English Bible

    Absalom said to him, "Behold, your matters are good and right; but there is no man deputized by the king to hear you."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 15:3

    To flatter each man by pronouncing a favorable verdict in his case, to excite a sense of grievance and discontent by censuring the king for remissness in trying the causes brought before him by his subjects, and to suggest a sure and easy remedy for all such grievances, namely, to make Absalom king; all this, coupled with great affability and courtesy, which his personal beauty and high rank made all the more effective, were the arts by which Absalom worked his way into favor with the people, who were light and fickle as himself.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 15:3

    15:3 See - Upon some very slight hearing of their cause, he approved it, that he might oblige all. No man - None such as will do thee justice. The other sons and relations of the king, and the rest of the judges and rulers under him and them, are wholly corrupted; or, at least not careful and diligent as they should be: and my father being grown in years, is negligent of publick affairs. It is the way of turbulent, aspiring men, to reproach the government they are under. Even David himself, the best of kings, could not escape the worst of censures.