26 Whenever he cut the hair of his head – 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 and a daughter were born to Absalom. His daughter’s name was Tamar, and she became a beautiful woman.

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

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Footnotes

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

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