|The Message (MSG)
||New International Version (NIV)
1 As time went on, Absalom took to riding in a horse-drawn chariot, with fifty men running in front of him.
1 In the course of time, Absalom provided himself with a chariot and horses and with fifty men to run ahead of him.
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