2 Samuel 16:1-4; 2 Samuel 19:17; 2 Samuel 19:29

David and Ziba

16 When David had passed a little beyond pthe summit, qZiba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, bearing two hundred loaves of bread, ra hundred bunches of raisins, a hundred of summer fruits, and a skin of wine. And the king said to Ziba, Why have you brought these? Ziba answered, sThe donkeys are for the king's household to ride on, the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine for those who tfaint in the wilderness to drink. And the king said, And where is your master's son? uZiba said to the king, Behold, he remains in Jerusalem, for he said, Today the house of Israel will give me back the kingdom of my father. Then the king said to Ziba, Behold, all that belonged to Mephibosheth is now yours. And Ziba said, I pay homage; let me ever find favor in your sight, my lord the king.


17 And with him were a thousand men from Benjamin. And eZiba the servant of the house of Saul, with his fifteen sons and his twenty servants, rushed down to the Jordan before the king,


29 And the king said to him, Why speak any more of your affairs? I have decided: you and Ziba shall divide the land.