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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, and because the king had covered his face and cried with a loud voice, “My son, Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son.”

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

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