And behold, the Cushite came, and the Cushite said, "Good news for my lord the king! For m the Lord has delivered you this day from the hand of all who rose up against you."
The king said to the Cushite, l "Is it well with the young man Absalom?" And the Cushite answered, n "May the enemies of my lord the king and all who rise up against you for evil be like that young man."
And the king was deeply moved and went up g to the chamber over the gate and wept. And as he went, he said, o "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"
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2 Samuel 18:19
Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said, "Let me run and carry news to the king that the Lord has delivered him from the hand of his enemies.
2 Samuel 18:29
And the king said, "Is it well with the young man Absalom?" Ahimaaz answered, "When Joab sent the king's servant, your servant, I saw a great commotion, but I do not know what it was.
1 Samuel 25:26
Now then, my lord, as the Lord lives, and as your soul lives, because the Lord has restrained you from bloodguilt and from saving with your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord be as Nabal.
2 Samuel 18:24
Now David was sitting between the two gates, and the watchman went up to the roof of the gate by the wall, and when he lifted up his eyes and looked, he saw a man running alone.
2 Samuel 19:4
The king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, "O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!