Hushai


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Hushai

(hyo͞o`shāī), in the Bible, friend of David, who set him to spy on Absalom.
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Absalom is betrayed by his adviser, Hushai the Arkhite, who is a spy of David's (II Sam.
Absalom rejects the sound advice of his long-time adviser, Ahitophel, and adopts the unreasonable plan of Hushai the Arkhite--a spy of David's--because the Lord had ordained to nullify the good advice of Ahitophel in order to bring calamity upon Absalom (II Sam.
The imam's three other wives were from Sanhan, Bani Hushais and Arhab.