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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.
SA2 18:11 And Joab said unto the man that told him, And, behold, thou
sawest him, and why didst thou not smite him there to the ground? and I
would have given thee ten shekels of silver, and a girdle.
SA2 18:12 And the man said unto Joab, Though I should receive a
thousand shekels of silver in mine hand, yet would I not put forth mine
hand against the king's son: for in our hearing the king charged thee
and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that none touch the young man
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