Hebrew אַבְשָׁלוֹם (Avšalom, “father of peace”), from אָב (av, “father”) + שָׁלוֹם (shalom, “peace”).
Absalom Sentence Examples
2, where, however, Absalom's complaint that the king was inaccessible is merely factious).
6 The present position of this incident, immediately after Absalom's rebellion was quelled, is almost inconceivable (Winckler, H.
8 There is an unmistakable reference to the occurrence in the episode of Shimei, who hovers in the background of Absalom's revolt with a large body of men at his command (xvi.
The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.
Not until five years had elapsed was Absalom fully reconciled with his father.