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Absalom Rebels against David

15 Some time later, Absalom got himself a chariot with horses to pull it, and he had fifty men run in front. He would get up early each morning and wait by the side of the road that led to the city gate.[a] Anyone who had a complaint to bring to King David would have to go that way, and Absalom would ask each of them, “Where are you from?”

If they said, “I’m from a tribe in the north,”

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  1. 15.2 the city gate: Or “the entrance to the king’s palace.”

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