|Overview - 2 Samuel 13|
|1||Amnon loving Tamar, by Jonadab's counsel feigning himself sick, ravishes her.|
|15||He hates her, and shamefully turns her away.|
|19||Absalom entertains her, and conceals his purpose.|
|23||At a sheep-shearing among all the king's sons, he kills Amnon.|
|31||David grieving at the news, is comforted by Jonadab.|
|37||Absalom flies to Talmai at Geshur.|
2 Samuel 13:38 (King James Version)
So Absalom fled, and went to Geshur, and was there three years.
- M. 2974-2977. B.C. 1030-1027. An. Ex. Is. 461-464.
- Geshur. This was not the Geshur lying between Philistia and Egypt, ( Joshua 13:13 . 1 ; Sa 27:8, but another in Syria; probably the
- same as that beyond Jordan, whose inhabitants are joined with those of Maachathi, Deuteronomy 3:14 ; Joshua 12:5 .
- 2 Samuel 14:23 2 Samuel 14:32 15:8