And the servants of Absalom did unto Amnon as Absalom had
They smote him, and killed him, when he gave the word:
then all the king's sons arose;
from the feast, imagining they were all designed to be slain:
and every man gat him up upon his mule, and fled;
creatures much used in Judea instead of horses, which, though they might not be bred, might be used F15.
F15 Vid. Misn. Celaim, c. 8. sect. 1.