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2 Sam 16:17–19

16:17–19 Absalom’s suspicion of David’s “friend” (v. 16; 15:37) elicits from him a clever reply that he will be loyal to the one whom the Lord and all Israel have chosen. Moreover, it is a natural thing for one who served a father to serve his son also.