2 Samuel 13:37
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Absalom fled - As he had committed wilful murder, he could not avail himself of a city of refuge, and was therefore obliged to leave the land of Israel, and take refuge with Talmai, king of Geshur, his grandfather by his mother's side. See 2 Samuel 3:3.

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Absalom fled. As Absalom had committed wilful murder, he could not avail himself of a city of refuge; but he went to Talmai, king of Geshur, his maternal grandfather.

Talmai

2 Samuel 3:3 And his second, Chileab, of Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite; and the third...

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. or, Ammihur

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2 Samuel 3:3
his second, Kileab the son of Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; the third, Absalom the son of Maakah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

2 Samuel 13:34
Meanwhile, Absalom had fled. Now the man standing watch looked up and saw many people on the road west of him, coming down the side of the hill. The watchman went and told the king, "I see men in the direction of Horonaim, on the side of the hill."

2 Samuel 13:36
As he finished speaking, the king's sons came in, wailing loudly. The king, too, and all his attendants wept very bitterly.

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

2 Samuel 14:23
Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 14:32
Absalom said to Joab, "Look, I sent word to you and said, 'Come here so I can send you to the king to ask, "Why have I come from Geshur? It would be better for me if I were still there!"' Now then, I want to see the king's face, and if I am guilty of anything, let him put me to death."

2 Samuel 15:8
While your servant was living at Geshur in Aram, I made this vow: 'If the LORD takes me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the LORD in Hebron.'"

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