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2 Samuel 15:32

    2 Samuel 15:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, that when David was come to the top of the mount, where he worshipped God, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, that when David was come to the top of the mount, where he worshipped God, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth on his head:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, that, when David was come to the top of the ascent , where God was worshipped, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now when David had come to the top of the slope, where they gave worship to God, Hushai the Archite came to him in great grief with dust on his head:

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, that, when David was come to the top of the ascent , where God was worshipped, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head.

    World English Bible

    It happened that when David had come to the top [of the ascent], where God was worshiped, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat torn, and earth on his head.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, that when David was come to the top of the ascent, where God was worshipped, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent, and earth upon his head:

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 15:32

    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.
    Rent - Divided; broke or tore apart.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 15:32

    Where he worshipped God - Though in danger of his life, he stops on the top of Mount Olivet for prayer! How true is the adage, Prayer and provender never hinder any man's journey! Reader, dost thou do likewise?

    Hushai the Archite - He was the particular friend of David, and was now greatly affected by his calamity.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 15:32

    Render ... "when David was come to the top of the mount where people worship God." The top here, and in 2 Samuel 16:1, is used almost as a proper name. No doubt there was a high-place upon the top of the Mount of Olives.