Now Absalom was riding on his mule when he met the servants of David, and as the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak, Absalom's head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so that he was suspended in midair.
Cross References2 Samuel 13:29
So Absalom's young men did to Amnon just as Absalom had ordered. Then all the rest of the king's sons got up, and each one fled on his mule.
2 Samuel 14:26
And when he cut the hair of his head--he shaved it every year because his hair got so heavy--he would weigh it to be two hundred shekels according to the royal standard.
2 Samuel 18:8
The battle spread over the whole countryside, and that day the forest devoured more people than the sword.
2 Samuel 18:10
When one of the men saw this, he told Joab, "I just saw Absalom hanging in an oak tree!"
Chapter Outline1. David viewing the armies in their march gives them charge of Absalom
6. The Israelites are sorely smitten in the wood of ephraim
9. Absalom, hanging in an oak is slain by Joab, and cast into a pit
18. Absalom's place
19. Ahimaaz and Cushi bring tidings to David
33. David mourns for Absalom
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 18:14
2 Samuel 14:26
2 Samuel 17:23
Deuteronomy 27:16, 20
Psalm 63:9, 10
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