2 Samuel 13:37
New International Version
Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But King David mourned many days for his son.

New Living Translation
And David mourned many days for his son Amnon. Absalom fled to his grandfather, Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur.

English Standard Version
But Absalom fled and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son day after day.

Berean Study Bible
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But David mourned for his son every day.

New American Standard Bible
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

King James Bible
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Christian Standard Bible
But Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

International Standard Version
Absalom continued to flee, eventually going to Ammihud's son King Talmai of Geshur, while King David continued to mourn for his son every day.

NET Bible
But Absalom fled and went to King Talmai son of Ammihud of Geshur. And David grieved over his son every day.

New Heart English Bible
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Absalom, however, fled to Geshur's King Talmai, Ammihud's son. But the king mourned for his son Amnon every day.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And [David] mourned for his son every day.

New American Standard 1977
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But Absalom fled and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

King James 2000 Bible
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

American King James Version
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

American Standard Version
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihur, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But Abessalom fled, and went to Tholmi son of Emiud the king of Gedsur to the land of Chamaachad: and king David mourned for his son continually.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Absalom fled, and went to Tholomai the son of Ammiud the king of Gessur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Darby Bible Translation
And Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And [David] mourned for his son every day.

English Revised Version
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihur, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

World English Bible
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihur, king of Geshur. David mourned for his son every day.

Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom hath fled, and goeth unto Talmai, son of Ammihud, king of Geshur, and David mourneth for his son all the days.
Study Bible
Absalom Flees to Geshur
36And as he finished speaking, the king’s sons came in, wailing loudly. Then the king and all his servants also wept very bitterly. 37Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But David mourned for his son every day. 38After Absalom had fled and gone to Geshur, he stayed there three years.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 3:3
his second was Chileab, by Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel; his third was Absalom, the son of Maacah the daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;

2 Samuel 13:34
Meanwhile, Absalom had fled. When the young man standing watch looked up, he saw many people coming down the road west of him, along the side of the hill. (And the watchman went and reported to the king, "I see men coming from the direction of Horonaim, along the side of the hill.")

2 Samuel 13:36
And as he finished speaking, the king's sons came in, wailing loudly. Then the king and all his servants also wept very bitterly.

2 Samuel 14:13
The woman asked, "Why have you devised a thing like this against the people of God? When the king says this, does he not convict himself, since he has not brought back his own banished son?

2 Samuel 14:23
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 14:32
"Look," said Absalom, "I sent for you and said, 'Come here. I want to send you to the king to ask: Why have I come back from Geshur? It would be better for me if I were still there.' So now, let me see the king's face, and if there is iniquity in me, let him kill me."

2 Samuel 15:8
For your servant made a vow while dwelling in Geshur of Aram, saying: 'If indeed the LORD brings me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the LORD in Hebron.'"

Treasury of Scripture

But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai, the son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.

Absalom fled.

Talmai

2 Samuel 3:3
And his second, Chileab, of Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite; and the third, Absalom the son of Maacah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

1 Chronicles 3:2
The third, Absalom the son of Maachah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur: the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith:

Ammihud.







Lexicon
Now Absalom
וְאַבְשָׁל֣וֹם (wə·’aḇ·šā·lō·wm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 53: Absalom -- 'my father is peace', two Israelites

fled
בָּרַ֔ח (bā·raḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1272: To bolt, to flee suddenly

and went
וַיֵּ֛לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Talmai
תַּלְמַ֥י (tal·may)
Noun - proper
Strong's Hebrew 8526: Talmai -- 'plowman', a father-in-law of David, also a descendant of Anak

son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Ammihud,
עַמִּיה֖וּד (‘am·mî·hūḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5991: Ammichur

the king
מֶ֣לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Geshur.
גְּשׁ֑וּר (gə·šūr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1650: Geshur -- a territory East of the upper Jordan, also inhabitants of Geshur

But David mourned
וַיִּתְאַבֵּ֥ל (way·yiṯ·’ab·bêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 56: To bewail

for
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his son
בְּנ֖וֹ (bə·nōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

day.
הַיָּמִֽים׃ (hay·yā·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day
(37) Went to Talmai.--His maternal grandfather. (See Note on 2Samuel 3:2-5.) This verse may be considered parenthetical:--The king's sons came . . . and wept sore. ("Only Absalom fled and went to . . . Geshur.") In this case the omission of "David" in the latter clause of the verse is explained, as the nominative is easily supplied from 2Samuel 13:36.

For his son every day.--Amnon is certainly the son here meant, for whom David continually mourned until his grief was gradually assuaged by the lapse of time.

Verses 37, 38. - So Absalom fled. The triple repetition of these words, and the fragmentary style, make it probable that we have here an abridgment of a longer narrative. So in ver. 35 the words probably are a summary of a more circumstantial account of Absalom's doings after his young men had slain Amnon. (On Talmai and Geshur, see notes on 2 Samuel 3:3.) 13:30-39 Jonadab was as guilty of Ammon's death, as of his sin; such false friends do they prove, who counsel us to do wickedly. Instead of loathing Absalom as a murderer, David, after a time, longed to go forth to him. This was David's infirmity: God saw something in his heart that made a difference, else we should have thought that he, as much as Eli, honoured his sons more than God.
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