Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Samuel 18:30

Then the king said, "Turn aside and stand here." So he turned aside and stood still.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Nave's Topical Bible - Ahimaaz;   Cushi;   Readings, Select;  
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Ahimaaz;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Gospel;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Cushite;   David;   Samuel, Books of;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Abishai;   Ahimaaz;   David;   Samuel, Books of;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Cushi ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Absalom;   Ahimaaz;   David;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Ahim'a-Az;  
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Hebrew Monarchy, the;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Cushi;   Cushite;   Kitto Biblical Cyclopedia - Ahimaaz;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

Stand here - He intended to confront two messengers, and compare their accounts.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:30". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". 1832.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And the king said unto him, turn aside, and stand here,.... On the side of him, not far from him, until the other messenger came, that he might learn from them both the true state of the case:

and he turned aside, and stood still; saying nothing more to the king, nor he to him.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:30". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". 1999.

Keil & Delitzsch Old Testament Commentary

And the king said, “Turn, and stand here,” that he might hear the further news from the Cushite, who had just arrived.

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Keil, Carl Friedrich & Delitzsch, Franz. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:30". 1854-1889.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Samuel 18:30 And the king said [unto him], Turn aside, [and] stand here. And he turned aside, and stood still.

Ver. 30. And he turned aside, and stood still.] Till Cushi came. Meanwhile David was held in suspense; and fearing the worst, was the better prepared to hear and bear the sad news of his son’s death. At the siege of Buda, A.D. 1541, Eckius Raschachius, a German captain, having the dead body of his son presented to him unexpectedly, was so surcharged with inward grief, that after that he had stood a while speechless, with his eyes set in his head, he suddenly fell down dead. (a)

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:30". John Trapp Complete Commentary. 1865-1868.