|Overview - 2 Samuel 18|
|1||David viewing the armies in their march gives them charge of Absalom.|
|6||The Israelites are sorely smitten in the wood of Ephraim.|
|9||Absalom, hanging in an oak is slain by Joab, and cast into a pit.|
|19||Ahimaaz and Cushi bring tidings to David.|
|33||David mourns for Absalom.|
2 Samuel 18:3 (King James Version)
But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us: but now thou art worth ten thousand of us: therefore now it is better that thou succour us out of the city.