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2 Samuel 16:23

23 Now in those days the counsel that Ahithophel gave was as if one consulted the word of God; so was all the counsel of Ahithophel esteemed, pboth by David and by Absalom.

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2 Samuel 16:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Now in those days the advice Ahithophel gave was like that of one who inquires of God. That was how both David and Absalom regarded all of Ahithophel’s advice.

2 Samuel 16:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counselled 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.

2 Samuel 16:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 Absalom followed Ahithophel’s advice, just as David had done. For every word Ahithophel spoke seemed as wise as though it had come directly from the mouth of God.

2 Samuel 16:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Now the advice of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if one had inquired at the oracle of God. So was all the advice of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.

2 Samuel 16:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 At that time people thought Ahithophel’s advice was as reliable as God’s own word. Both David and Absalom thought it was that reliable.

2 Samuel 16:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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.

2 Samuel 16:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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.

2 Samuel 16:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 In those days both David and Absalom thought that Ahithophel’s advice was like getting an answer from God.

2 Samuel 16:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Now the advice Ahithophel gave in those days was like someone asking about a word from God —such was the regard that both David and Absalom had for Ahithophel’s advice.

2 Samuel 16:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Now in those days the counsel that Ahithophel gave was as if one consulted the oracle of God; so all the counsel of Ahithophel was esteemed, both by David and by Absalom.

2 Samuel 16:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 The counsel that Ahithophel gave in those days was regarded as when a man inquired of the word of God, so all the counsel of Ahithophel was esteemed both by David and by Absalom.

2 Samuel 16:23 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 In those days the advice Ahithophel gave was as good as advice from someone who asks God for guidance. That’s what David and Absalom thought about all of Ahithopel’s advice.

2 Samuel 16:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 The advice of Ahithophel, which he gave in those days, was as if one inquired of the word of God; so was all the advice of Ahithophel regarded by both David and Absalom.