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Absalom

[ ab-suh-luhm ]
/ ˈæb sə ləm /
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noun

the third and favorite son of David, who rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. 2 Samuel 13–18.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “father of peace.”

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British Dictionary definitions for Absalom

Absalom
/ (ˈæbsələm) /

noun

Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15–18)
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