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10 But Absalom sent secret messengers throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, “As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then say, ‘Absalom is king at Hebron!’”

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13 Then in haste (A)every man of them took his garment and put it under him on the bare[a] steps, and they blew the trumpet and proclaimed, (B)“Jehu is king.”

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  1. 2 Kings 9:13 The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain

14 And when she looked, there was the king standing (A)by the pillar, according to the custom, and the captains and the trumpeters beside the king, and all the people of the land rejoicing and (B)blowing trumpets. And Athaliah (C)tore her clothes and cried, “Treason! Treason!”

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