Absalom


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Absalom

(ăb`səlŏm), in the Bible, son of David. He murdered his half-brother Amnon for the rape of their sister Tamar, and fled. No sooner was he reconciled with his father than he incited a rebellion in which he was killed by Joab and his armor-bearers. David's subsequent lament is recorded in Second Samuel. The form Abishalom is found in First Kings.

Absalom

flawlessly handsome. [O.T.: II Samuel 14:25]

Absalom

hair entangled in branches, he was left dangling. [O.T.: II Samuel 18:9]
See: Hair

Absalom

conspires to overthrow father, David. [O.T.: II Samuel 15:10–18:33]

Absalom

kills half-brother, Amnon, for raping sister, Tamar. [O. T.: II Samuel 13:28–29]

Absalom

Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15--18)
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