Absalom

Absalom

 
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  • The second was Kileab, whose mother was Abigail, the widow of Nabal from Carmel. The third was Absalom, whose mother was Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur. - 2 Samuel 3:3


  • David's son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. And Amnon, her half brother, fell desperately in love with her. - 2 Samuel 13:1


  • One day Jonadab said to Amnon, "What's the trouble? Why should the son of a king look so dejected morning after morning?" So Amnon told him, "I am in love with Tamar, Absalom's sister." - 2 Samuel 13:4


  • Her brother Absalom saw her and asked, "Is it true that Amnon has been with you? Well, don't be so upset. Since he's your brother anyway, don't worry about it." So Tamar lived as a desolate woman in Absalom's house. - 2 Samuel 13:20


  • And though Absalom never spoke to Amnon about it, he hated Amnon deeply because of what he had done to his sister. - 2 Samuel 13:22


  • Two years later, when Absalom's sheep were being sheared at Baal-hazor near Ephraim, Absalom invited all the king's sons to come to a feast. - 2 Samuel 13:23


  • The king replied, "No, my son. If we all came, we would be too much of a burden on you." Absalom pressed him, but the king wouldn't come, though he sent his thanks. - 2 Samuel 13:25


  • "Well, then," Absalom said, "if you can't come, how about sending my brother Amnon instead?" "Why Amnon?" the king asked. - 2 Samuel 13:26


  • But Absalom kept on pressing the king until he finally agreed to let all his sons attend, including Amnon. - 2 Samuel 13:27


  • Absalom told his men, "Wait until Amnon gets drunk; then at my signal, kill him! Don't be afraid. I'm the one who has given the command. Take courage and do it!" - 2 Samuel 13:28


  • So at Absalom's signal they murdered Amnon. Then the other sons of the king jumped on their mules and fled. - 2 Samuel 13:29


  • But just then Jonadab, the son of David's brother Shimea, arrived and said, "No, not all your sons have been killed! It was only Amnon! Absalom has been plotting this ever since Amnon raped his sister Tamar. - 2 Samuel 13:32


  • Meanwhile Absalom escaped. Then the watchman on the Jerusalem wall saw a great crowd coming toward the city from the west. He ran to tell the king, "I see a crowd of people coming from the Horonaim road* along the side of the hill."1 - 2 Samuel 13:34


  • And David mourned many days for his son Amnon. Absalom fled to his grandfather, Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. - 2 Samuel 13:37


  • And David, now reconciled to Amnon's death, longed to be reunited with his son Absalom.*2 - 2 Samuel 13:39
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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