Chabad Knowledge Base
(d. 840 BCE) Son of King David. Slew his half-brother Amnon to avenge the rape of his sister Tamar. He then fled to avoid their father David’s wrath. Eventually he returned, and later led a revolt against his father, which ended when he was killed by Joab.
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Entry for 'Absalom'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/a/absalom.html. 2012.