|Overview - 2 Samuel 18|
|1||David viewing the armies in their march gives them charge of Absalom.|
|6||The Israelites are sorely smitten in the wood of Ephraim.|
|9||Absalom, hanging in an oak is slain by Joab, and cast into a pit.|
|19||Ahimaaz and Cushi bring tidings to David.|
|33||David mourns for Absalom.|
2 Samuel 18:20 (King James Version)
And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not bear tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day: but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.