King James Version
And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak.
Darby Bible Translation
And a man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanging in a terebinth.
World English Bible
A certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, "Behold, I saw Absalom hanging in an oak."
Young's Literal Translation
And one man seeth, and declareth to Joab, and saith, 'Lo, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak.'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak.2 Samuel 18:10 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
2 Samuel 18:9
And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.
2 Samuel 18:11
And Joab said unto the man that told him, And, behold, thou sawest him, and why didst thou not smite him there to the ground? and I would have given thee ten shekels of silver, and a girdle.
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