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King David Weeps for Absalom

19 And it was told to Joab that the king was weeping and he mourned over Absalom, so the victory turned to mourning on that day for all the army, because they had heard that day, “The king is grieving over his son.” The army came secretly[a] into the city on that day because the army was disgraced when they fled in the battle,

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  1. 2 Samuel 19:3 Literally “stole secretly to come”

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