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2 Samuel 19:16

    2 Samuel 19:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hurried and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, who was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Shimei, the son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, got up quickly and went down with the men of Judah for the purpose of meeting King David;

    Webster's Revision

    And Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, who was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    World English Bible

    Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, who was of Bahurim, hurried and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 19:16

    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 19:16

    Shimei the son of Gera - It appears that Shimei was a powerful chieftain in the land; for he had here, in his retinue, no less than a thousand men.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 19:16

    Shimei being aware that Judah was unanimous in recalling the king, lost no time in trying to make his peace with David, by bringing a large Benjamite force with him.