The Bible in Its Traditions

2 Samuel 18:33

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33  And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept; and as he went, thus he said: 'O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!'

2Sm19:1  Now it was reported to Joab that the king was weeping and mourning for his son.