2 Samuel 16:23

The counsel of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man inquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 16-23

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man inquired at the oracle of God; so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if a man inquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 16:23
In those days the opinions of Ahithophel were valued as highly as if through him a man might get direction from God; so were they valued by David as much as by Absalom.

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counselled in those days, was as if a man had inquired of the word of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

King James Version: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counseled in those days, was as if a man had inquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counselled in those days, was as if a man had enquired at the oracle of God so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

Webster's: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counseled in those days, was as if a man had inquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 16:23
And the counsel of Ahithophel which he counselled in those days `is' as `when' one inquireth at the word of God; so `is' all the counsel of Ahithophel both to David and to Absalom.

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 16-23

Numbers 27:21
He shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before Yahweh: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.

1 Samuel 30:8
David inquired of Yahweh, saying, If I pursue after this troop, shall I overtake them? He answered him, Pursue; for you shall surely overtake [them], and shall without fail recover [all].

2 Samuel 15:12
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.

2 Samuel 17:14
Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For Yahweh had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring evil on Absalom.

2 Samuel 17:23
When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey, and arose, and got him home, to his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself; and he died, and was buried in the tomb of his father.

Job 5:12
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, So that their hands can't perform their enterprise.

Job 28:28
To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalms 19:7
Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalms 28:2
Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, When I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.

Ecclesiastes 10:1
Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so does a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.