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David Restored to the Throne

19 [a]Joab was told, “The king is crying and mourning for Absalom.” The victory of that day was turned into mourning because all the troops heard that the king was grieving for his son. That day the troops sneaked into the city as if they had fled from battle and were ashamed of it.

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  1. 2 Samuel 19:1 2 Samuel 19:1–43 in English Bibles is 2 Samuel 19:2–44 in the Hebrew Bible.

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