2 Samuel 3:38; 2 Samuel 5:10; 2 Samuel 7:9; 2 Samuel 13:15-16; 2 Samuel 13:36; 2 Samuel 15:23; 2 Samuel 18:7; 2 Samuel 18:9; 2 Samuel 18:17; 2 Samuel 18:29; 2 Samuel 19:4; 2 Samuel 19:32; 2 Samuel 20:8; 2 Samuel 23:10; 2 Samuel 23:12
Then the king said to his servants, "Do you not know that a prince and a great man has fallen this day in Israel?
David became greater and greater, for the LORD God of hosts was with him.
"I have been with you wherever you have gone and have cut off all your enemies from before you; and I will make you a great name, like the names of the great men who are on the earth.
Then Amnon hated her with a very great hatred; for the hatred with which he hated her was greater than the love with which he had loved her. And Amnon said to her, "Get up, go away!"
But she said to him, "No, because this wrong in sending me away is greater than the other that you have done to me!" Yet he would not listen to her.
As soon as he had finished speaking, behold, the king's sons came and lifted their voices and wept; and also the king and all his servants wept very bitterly .
While all the country was weeping with a loud voice, all the people passed over. The king also passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over toward the way of the wilderness.
The people of Israel were defeated there before the servants of David, and the slaughter there that day was great, 20,000 men.
Now Absalom happened to meet the servants of David. For Absalom was riding on his mule, and the mule went under the thick branches of a great oak. And his head caught fast in the oak, so he was left hanging between heaven and earth, while the mule that was under him kept going.
They took Absalom and cast him into a deep pit in the forest and erected over him a very great heap of stones. And all Israel fled, each to his tent.
The king said, "Is it well with the young man Absalom?" And Ahimaaz answered, "When Joab sent the king's servant, and your servant, I saw a great tumult, but I did not know what it was."
The king covered his face and cried out with a loud voice, "O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!"
Now Barzillai was very old, being eighty years old; and he had sustained the king while he stayed at Mahanaim, for he was a very great man.
When they were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Now Joab was dressed in his military attire , and over it was a belt with a sword in its sheath fastened at his waist; and as he went forward, it fell out.
He arose and struck the Philistines until his hand was weary and clung to the sword, and the LORD brought about a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to strip the slain.
But he took his stand in the midst of the plot, defended it and struck the Philistines; and the LORD brought about a great victory.