Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
18:9 riding on his mule. Mules were the royal mount of choice (13:29; 1 Kin. 1:33).
his head caught fast in the oak. The text does not say that Absalom’s famous hair was caught in the branches, but it seems likely (14:25, 26 and note).