I am quite prepared to stand up for Absalom; he was the soul of integrity.
After that, Absalom, one other of his sons, killed his own brother.
Though the rebellion had lost its leader by the fall of Absalom, it was far from being crushed.
"Aw," said Absalom, fetching a sigh at the remembrance of the good things.
Absalom's rebellion cannot have taken place till the latter years of David.
Absalom had his coat off in an instant, and felled Roaring Billy like an ox.
One man, like Absalom, has fifty servants to wait upon him and do his bidding.
It was named after Absalom Looney, a hunter, who claimed to have discovered it.
The copestone which Absalom put on his plot when all was ripe for execution was of a piece with the whole undertaking.
And the servants of David conquered in that fight; and we know the fate of Absalom.
masc. proper name, King David's son in the Old Testament, often used figuratively for "favorite son," from Hebrew Abhshalom, literally "father is peace," from abh "father" + shalom "peace."