Absalom lived in Jerusalem...

06 sierpień 2021
„Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years without appearing before the king. 29Then he sent a message asking Joab to send him to the king, but Joab would not come to him. Although he asked him a second time, Joab would not come. 30He therefore instructed his servants: You see Joab’s field that borders mine, where he has barley. Go, set it on fire. And so Absalom’s servants set the field on fire. Joab’s farmhands came to him with torn garments and told him, Absalom’s servants set your field on fire. 31Joab went to Absalom in his house and asked him, Why have your servants set my field on fire? 32Absalom answered Joab: I sent you a message: Come here, that I may send you to the king to say: Why did I come back from Geshur? I would be better off if I were still there! Now, let me appear before the king. If I am guilty, let him put me to death. 33Joab went to the king and reported this. The king then called Absalom; he came to him and in homage fell on his face to the ground before the king. Then the king kissed Absalom”.