Absalom or Avshalom (Hebrew: אַבְשָלוֹם, Modern Avshalom, Tiberian ʼAḇšālôm ; "Father of peace") according to the Hebrew Bible was the third son of ...
Absalom, from the Hebrew meaning father of peace, was the third son of King David, and Maacah, one of the king's numerous wives and concubines (2 Samuel 3:3).
noun 1. the third and favorite son of David, who rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. II Sam. 13–18. 2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning ...
Absalom, (flourished c. 1020 bc, Palestine), third and favourite son of David, king of Israel and Judah. The picture of Absalom that is presented in 2 Samuel 13–19 ...
Absalom (אַבְשָׁלוֹם, Hebrew: Avšalom, "father of peace"), in the Bible, was the third son of King David and leader of a major rebellion which temporarily ...
—Biblical Data: Third son of King David, born in Hebron in the early years of that king's reign. His mother, Maachah, was the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur (II ...
813.52: LC Class: PS3511.A86: Preceded by: Pylon: Followed by: The Unvanquished: Absalom, Absalom! is a novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published ...
Absalom. Meaning: father of peace; i.e., “peaceful.” David’s son by Maacah (2 Sam. 3:3; compare 1 Kings 1:6). He was noted for his personal beauty and for the ...
Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library College Editions) [William Faulkner] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Recounts the story of the Sutpens, a ...
Murder among Brothers. David had a number of sons, of whom four, Amnon, Absalom, Adoniah, and Solomon became conspicuous in the history of Israel.