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SA2 18:16 And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from
pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.
SA2 18:17 And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the
wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: and all Israel fled
every one to his tent.
SA2 18:18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for
himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no
son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his
own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
SA2 18:19 Then said Ahimaaz the son of Zadok, Let me now run, and bear
the king tidings, how that the LORD hath avenged him of his enemies.
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