And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of
As soon as the above words were out of his mouth:
that, behold, the king's sons came:
into the palace, and into the apartment where the king was:
and lifted up their voice and wept;
not being able to tell the sorrowful news with their mouths, but declared it by gestures:
and the king also and all his servants wept very sore;
they joined the king's sons in weeping, and were the more moved to it by their weeping, and the rather, since hereby the news of Amnon's murder was confirmed.