2 Samuel 13:39
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New American Standard Bible
The heart of King David longed to go out to Absalom; for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

King James Bible
And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

Darby Bible Translation
And king David longed to go forth to Absalom; for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

World English Bible
[the soul of] king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

Young's Literal Translation
and the soul of king David determineth to go out unto Absalom, for he hath been comforted for Amnon, for he is dead.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Longed to go forth - Rather, "longed after Absalom," literally, was consumed in going forth, with a sense of disappointed hope.

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No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow! A lthough the Scriptures of the Old Testament, the law of Moses, the Psalms, and the Prophecies (Luke 24:44) , bear an harmonious testimony to MESSIAH ; it is not necessary to suppose that every single passage has an immediate and direct relation to Him. A method of exposition has frequently obtained [frequently been in vogue], of a fanciful and allegorical cast [contrivance], under the pretext
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Repentance
Then has God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.' Acts 11: 18. Repentance seems to be a bitter pill to take, but it is to purge out the bad humour of sin. By some Antinomian spirits it is cried down as a legal doctrine; but Christ himself preached it. From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent,' &c. Matt 4: 17. In his last farewell, when he was ascending to heaven, he commanded that Repentance should be preached in his name.' Luke 24: 47. Repentance is a pure gospel grace.
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
2 Samuel 12:19
But when David saw that his servants were whispering together, David perceived that the child was dead; so David said to his servants, "Is the child dead?" And they said, "He is dead."

2 Samuel 14:1
Now Joab the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king's heart was inclined toward Absalom.

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