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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It is worth noting, for instance, that the reference to Absalom's murder of Amnon, which follows a few lines later (39), specifically alludes to rape; in the biblical story, Absalom kills Amnon (his half brother) for raping their sister, Tamar.
Later literature that deals with aspects of Absalom's life includes John Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel and Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country.
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Although Absalom has kept the outrage under wraps, he is intent on killing Amnon and only awaits a favorable opportunity.
Both Samson and Absalom possess distinctively long hair.
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Ms Johanna Absalom, Chief Public Relations Officer in the Ministry of Education remarked on the adoption of universal education and noted that, "Following the implementation of Universal Primary Education, the Ministry of Education recognises that there is a high demand for free education in Namibia.
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