Bible VersionsNIV2 Samuel 18:24; 2 Samuel 18:33
2 Samuel 18:24; 2 Samuel 18:33 (New International Version)
While David was sitting between the inner and outer gates, the watchman went up to the roof of the gateway by the wall. As he looked out, he saw a man running alone.
The king was shaken. He went up to the room over the gateway and wept. As he went, he said: "O my son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you--O Absalom, my son, my son!"
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