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26 And when he cut the hair of his head, he weighed it—for at each year’s end he cut it, because its weight was a burden to him—and it weighed 200 shekels by the king’s weight.

27 There were born to Absalom three sons and one daughter whose name was Tamar; she was a beautiful woman.

28 Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem and did not see the king’s face.

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26 Whenever he cut the hair of his head(A)—he used to cut his hair once a year because it became too heavy for him—he would weigh it, and its weight was two hundred shekels[a] by the royal standard.

27 Three sons(B) and a daughter were born to Absalom. His daughter’s name was Tamar,(C) and she became a beautiful woman.

28 Absalom lived two years in Jerusalem without seeing the king’s face.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 14:26 That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms

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