Absalom Flees to Geshur
y Then Absalom fled. And the young man who was keeping watch lifted his eyes and looked, and there, many people were coming from the road on the hillside behind him.
And Jonadab said to the king, "Look, the king's sons are coming; as your servant said, so it is."
So it was, as soon as he had finished speaking, that the king's sons indeed came, and they lifted up their voice and wept. Also the king and all his servants wept very bitterly.
But Absalom fled and went to z Talmai the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.
So Absalom fled and went to a Geshur, and was there three years.
And King David longed to go to Absalom. For he had been b comforted concerning Amnon, because he was dead.
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2 Samuel 19:19
Then he said to the king, "Do not let my lord impute iniquity to me, or remember what wrong your servant did on the day that my lord the king left Jerusalem, that the king should take it to heart.
2 Samuel 13:37
But Absalom fled and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.
2 Samuel 13:38
So Absalom fled and went to Geshur, and was there three years.
2 Samuel 3:3
His second, Chileab, by Abigail the widow of Nabal the Carmelite; the third, Absalom the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur.
1 Chronicles 3:2
The third, Absalom the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith.
2 Samuel 14:23
So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.
2 Samuel 14:32
And Absalom answered Joab, "Look, I sent to you, saying, 'Come here, so that I may send you to the king, to say, "Why have I come from Geshur? It would be better for me to be there still." ' Now therefore, let me see the king's face; but if there is iniquity in me, let him execute me.
2 Samuel 15:8
"For your servant took a vow while I dwelt at Geshur in Syria, saying, 'If the LORD indeed brings me back to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD.'"