But in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as
Absalom for his beauty
Which is observed to account in some measure for the interest he had in the affections of the people, both now and hereafter:
from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no blemish
not any spot, freckle, wart, scurf, or scab; nothing deficient or superfluous in him; no disproportion of parts, nor any disagreeable feature; but an entire symmetry, and perfect comeliness, which made him very respectable. The Talmudists F21 make him to be of a gigantic stature.
F21 T. Bab. Niddah, fol. 24. 2.