2 Samuel 20:5

5 But when Amasa went to summon Judah, he took longer than the time the king had set for him.

Read 2 Samuel 20:5 Using Other Translations

So Amasa went to assemble the men of Judah: but he tarried longer than the set time which he had appointed him.
So Amasa went to summon Judah, but he delayed beyond the set time that had been appointed him.
So Amasa went out to notify Judah, but it took him longer than the time he had been given.