David is told to cross the Jordan
Hushai told the priests to send messengers to David. The messengers eluded Absalom’s servants and told David to cross the Jordan ahead of Absalom.
Key passages
2 Sa 17:15–21

Hushai said to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, “Thus and so Ahithophel advised Absalom and the elders of Israel, but thus and so I have advised. So then, send quickly and tell David, ‘Don’t spend the night at the fords of the wilderness! Moreover, by all …