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2 Samuel 15:15

Then the king's servants said to the king, "Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses."
New American Standard Version

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Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Cowardice;   David;   Servant;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Absalom;   Easton Bible Dictionary - David;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Samuel, Books of;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ahithophel ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Absalom;   David;   Jerusalem;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Appoint;   Ittai;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And the king's servants said unto the king,.... In answer to him, and to show that they were quite conformable to his pleasure:

behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shalt appoint; or "choose"F11יבחר "elegerit", Pagninus, Montanus, Junius & Tremellius, Piscator. , whether to prepare to fight, and defend him and the city, or to depart and make their escape.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 15:15". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-samuel-15.html. 1999.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Samuel 15:15 And the king’s servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants [are ready to do] whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.

Ver. 15. Behold, thy servants are ready.] Though his own son rebelled against him, yet his servants remained faithful to him. So did they not to Muleasses, that wicked king of Tunis, in Africa, deserted of his servants then, when his son Amida rose up against him, and possessing himself of the kingdom, slew his captains, polluted his wives, took the castle of Tunis, and afterwards put out the eyes of his father and brethren. (a)

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 15:15". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/2-samuel-15.html. 1865-1868.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.

appoint = choose.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 15:15". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/2-samuel-15.html. 1909-1922.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.
Behold
Proverbs 18:24; Luke 22:28,29; John 6:66-69; 15:14
appoint
Heb. choose.
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:40 - Do what seemeth

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 15:15". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-samuel-15.html.