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Absalom Leads a Rebellion

15 It happened afterward that Absalom made himself a chariot with horses and fifty men running before him. Absalom used to rise early in the morning, and he stood beside[a] the road at the gate; anyone[b] who had a legal dispute to bring to the king for judgment Absalom would call to him and say, “Where are you from?[c] And he would say, “Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel.”

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  1. 2 Samuel 15:2 Literally “on hand of”
  2. 2 Samuel 15:2 Literally “every man”
  3. 2 Samuel 15:2 Literally “Where from this city are you?”

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