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David Returns to Jerusalem

19 And Joab was told, “Behold, the king is weeping and (A)mourning for Absalom.” So the victory that day was turned into (B)mourning for all the people. For the people heard it said that day, “The king is grieved for his son.” And the people [a]stole back (C)into the city that day, as people who are ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.

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  1. 2 Samuel 19:3 went by stealth

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