The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
David, and there was there a great slaughter that day of twenty thousand
SA2 18:8 For the battle was there scattered over the face of all the
country: and the wood devoured more people that day than the sword
SA2 18:9 And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a
mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his
head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and
the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.
SA2 18:10 And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I
saw Absalom hanged in an oak.
King James Bible