19 7 Joab encourageth the king. 8 David is restored. 23 Shimei is pardoned. 24 Mephibosheth meeteth the king. 39 Barzillai departeth. 41 Israel striveth with Judah.

And it was told Joab, Behold, the King weepeth and mourneth for Absalom.

Therefore the [a]victory of that day was turned into mourning to all the people: for the people heard say that day, The King sorroweth for his son.

And the people went that day into the city [b]secretly, as people confounded hide themselves when they flee in battle.

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  1. 2 Samuel 19:2 Hebrew, salvation, or deliverance.
  2. 2 Samuel 19:3 Or, by stealth.

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