2 Samuel 16:5
As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the family of the house of Saul was just coming out. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and as he approached, he kept yelling out curses.
Cross References
Exodus 22:28
You must not blaspheme God or curse the ruler of your people.

1 Samuel 17:43
"Am I a dog," he said to David, "that you come at me with sticks?" And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

2 Samuel 3:16
Her husband followed her, weeping all the way to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go back." So he returned home.

2 Samuel 16:4
So the king said to Ziba, "All that belongs to Mephibosheth is now yours!" "I humbly bow before you," said Ziba. "May I find favor in your eyes, my lord the king!"

2 Samuel 16:6
He threw stones at David and at all the servants of the king, though the troops and all the mighty men were on David's right and left.

2 Samuel 17:18
But a young man did see them and told Absalom. So the two left quickly and came to the house of a man in Bahurim. He had a well in his courtyard, and they climbed down into it.

2 Samuel 19:16
Then Shimei son of Gera, a Benjamite from Bahurim, hurried down with the men of Judah to meet King David,

2 Samuel 19:20
For your servant knows that I have sinned, so here I am today as the first of all the house of Joseph to come down to meet my lord the king."

1 Kings 2:8
Keep an eye on Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim who is with you. He called down bitter curses against me on the day I went to Mahanaim, but when he came down to meet me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD: 'I will never put you to the sword.'

1 Kings 2:9
Now therefore, do not hold him guiltless, for you are a wise man. You know what you ought to do to him to bring his gray head down to Sheol in blood."

1 Kings 2:36
Then the king summoned Shimei and said to him, "Build a house for yourself in Jerusalem and live there, but do not go anywhere else.

1 Kings 2:44
The king also said, "You know in your heart all the evil that you did to my father David. Therefore the LORD will bring your evil back upon your head.

Psalm 102:8
All day long my enemies taunt me; they ridicule me and curse me.

Treasury of Scripture
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came.

2 Samuel 21:18
And it came to pass after this, that there was again a battle with the Philistines at Gob: then Sibbechai the Hushathite slew Saph, which was of the sons of the giant.

1 Chronicles 6:60
And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.

2 Samuel 16:14
And the king, and all the people that were with him, came weary, and refreshed themselves there.

whose name

2 Samuel 19:16
And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

1 Kings 2:8,9,36-44
And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword…

he came, etc.

Exodus 22:28
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

1 Samuel 17:43
And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

Psalm 69:26
For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.


2 Samuel 16:4
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