Even he who is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, will melt, yes, melt with fear, because all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man and those who are with him are valiant men. Bible

“melt, yes, melt.” Hushai repeats the verb “melt” twice in different conjugations, thus using the figure of speech polyptoton for emphasis (see commentary on Gen. 2:16).

Commentary for: 2 Samuel 17:10