Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Joseph Benson's Commentary. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:18". 7. 1 Chronicles 17:16 Isaiah 37:14. Who am I. Genesis 32:10 Exodus 3:11 Judges 6:15 1 Samuel 9:21 1 Samuel 15:17 1 Samuel 18:18 Psalms 8:4 Ephesians 3:8. New York. was near Jerusalem; and to this day there is a monument shewn to travellers, called Absalom's pillar; but it is evidently of modern structure. 2 David sent out his troops, a third under the command of Joab, a third under Joab’s brother Abishai son of Zeruiah, and a third under Ittai the Gittite. 2 Samuel 18:18; John 1:12 18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a the pillar that is in b the King’s Valley , for he said , c “ I have no son to keep my name in remembrance . 1SAM 18:3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul. Absalom in his life-time had ... reared up for himself a pillar , [ matsebet (Hebrew #4678), in the first clause, and yad (Hebrew #3027), hand, in the latter] - (see the notes at 1 Samuel 15:12.). p 174. Red Letter. 3 And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. Ray. Follow us. (6-8) Absalom’s armies are defeated. Sie lebt jetzt gefährlich. Napamahal si David kay Jonatan tulad ng pagmamahal nito sa kanyang sarili. 2 Samuel 18 David and Ziba 16 When David had passed a little beyond p the summit , q Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him , with a couple of donkeys saddled , bearing two hundred loaves of bread , r a hundred bunches of raisins , a hundred of summer fruits , and a skin of wine . Reared up for himself a pillar - There was a marble pillar in the time of Josephus called Absalom's pillar: and there is one shown to the present day under this name; but it is comparatively a modern structure. (u) Theatrum Terrae Sanet. --- Hand, work. (b) It might afterwards have been called, as that near Rome is, Colonne infame, the infamous pillar. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/2-samuel-18.html. The author of Cippi Hebraici (p) places it at the bottom of the mount of Olives: this is observed to show how vain are the devices and contrivances of men's hearts; Absalom intended to have been buried under or by this monumental pillar near Jerusalem, and, lo, he was buried in a pit, under an heap of stones, in a wood on the other side Jordan; whether his bones were ever removed hither it is not certain, though a notion has obtained that his grave was near this pillar. 18 Then David mustered the men who were with him and set over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds. 2 Samuel 18:18 18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and a set up for himself a pillar which is in b the King’s Valley, for he said, “ c I have no son 1 to preserve my name.” So he named the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day. c. The king does not desire any dowry but one hundred foreskins of the Philistines : Now, Saul builds on his clever plan. Joab is informed of the accident, and chides the messenger for not immediately dispatching Absalom; but the man pleads the king's commandment, which, for a thousand shekels, he would not transgress. The king told his troops, “I am going out with you.” (a). Proverbs 18:4 The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a … He had three sons, 2 Samuel 14:27. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! Absalom has three sons and no son (2 Samuel 14:27; 18:18) • Historicity of David. Another view is that his sons died in youth. 2 Samuel 18:18 Context. DAVID REVIEWING THE ARMIES. For he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance. Which is in the king’s dale — A place so called, near Jerusalem. Adrichomius also relates (u), from travellers, that in the king's valley is now a tower, and a large heap of stones, which is increased every day more and more; for Heathens and strangers passing by there have a custom to cast everyone a stone at it, as it were revenging, according to the law, Absalom's rebellion against David his father, and curse him after this manner; let Absalom the parricide be cursed, and whoever unrighteously persecutes their parents are cursed for ever: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance; for though he had three sons, it seems they were all dead, see 2 Samuel 14:27. and he called the pillar after his own name, and it is called unto this day Absalom's place; or his "hand" (w), the work of his hand; some wrongly think it was in the form of an hand; it was an obelisk, or monument, erected to preserve his name; but since it became so infamous, it would have been better to have had it buried in oblivion. Either they were all now dead; or if one of them was left alive, he thought him unfit and unworthy to keep up his name and honour; or he erected this pillar before his sons were born. Absalom Killed. 1 Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, a the 1 soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, b and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. The King Told The Troops, "I Myself Will Surely March Out With … Commentary for 2 Samuel 18 . 2. ver. 18-29 are David’s prayer in response to that oracle. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Matthew 18:17 : Matthew 18:19 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. The arch-rebel being dispatched, a retreat is sounded, as the rest would return to their allegiance; and enough of blood had been spilt, so that there needed no prisoners to be executed. (Read all of 2 Samuel 18) Verse 5 And the king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom. 4. Read Bible Book Of 2 Samuel Chapter 18 In Online. Mentoris hæc manus est an, Polyclete, tua? 2 And the king said to Ziba , “ Why have you brought these ? Odyss. 2 Samuel 18 New International Version (NIV). 18. God would not allow him to live in his children, who had so wicked a heart toward his father. 1917. 2 Samuel 18:18 18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a the pillar that is in b the King’s Valley, for he said, c “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance.” He called the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s monument 3 to this day. (18) The king’s dale.—Called also in Genesis 14:17 “the valley of Shaveh.” Its site has not been identified, and writers differ as to whether it was near Jerusalem, in the valley of the Kidron, which seems probable, or was near the site of Sodom. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/2-samuel-18.html. (r) So Benjamin. In passing, she threw a stone upon the heap marking the tomb of Absalom, and bade the child do the same. Now Absalom had reared up for himself a pillar — To preserve his name; where as it had been more for his honour if his name had been buried in perpetual oblivion. Deuteronomy 18:18. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. The King's Valley (the King's Dale in the KJV) (2 Samuel 18:18). 1599-1645. 3). 10:, sec. The king‘s dale - Anciently the “valley” of “Shaveh” (marginal reference), and apparently in the near neighborhood of Sodom; but the exact site is not known. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/2-samuel-18.html. 2 Samuel 18:18 New International Version (NIV) 18 During his lifetime Absalom had taken a pillar and erected it in the King’s Valley as a monument to himself, for he thought, “I have no son to carry on the memory of my name.” He named the pillar after himself, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day. (19-33)1-8 How does David render good for evil! Chapter 18. Absalom... had taken and reared up for himself a pillar. 2 Samuel 11 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. There still stands in the Kidron valley a monument bearing this name. RauwolffF17Travels, part 3. c. 21. p. 310, 311. Romans 7:24. p. 1. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-samuel-18.html. BibliographyGill, John. It is substantially Doric, with an Ionin volute, and has been supposed to have been built about the time of the Maccabees (see Hardy's 'Notices of the Holy Land,' p. 137; Olin's 'Travels,' 2:, p. 2 Samuel 18 2-Samuel 18:19 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar which is in the King's Valley, for he said, "I have no son to preserve my name." Hotting. 297. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Odyss. says, that as you go from the valley of JehoshaphatF18So Benjamin. Bob was born and raised in a Christian home i... More. The King of the universe summoned the heavenly hosts before Him, that in their presence He might set forth the true position of His Son, and show the relation He sustained to all created beings. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Genesis 14:17. 2 He sent the troops out in three groups, placing one group under Joab, one under Joab’s brother Abishai son of Zeruiah, and one under Ittai, the man from Gath. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/2-samuel-18.html. See the note on 1 Samuel 15:12. Which is in the king’s dale — A place so called, near Jerusalem.