Absalom Restored to David

14 Joab son of Zeruiah realized that the king’s mind was on Absalom. So Joab sent someone to Tekoa(A) to bring a wise(B) woman from there. He told her, “Pretend to be in mourning: dress in mourning clothes and don’t put on any oil.(C) Act like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for a long time.

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