2 Samuel 13:38
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New Living Translation
He stayed there in Geshur for three years.

King James Bible
So Absalom fled, and went to Geshur, and was there three years.

Darby Bible Translation
Now Absalom fled, and went to Geshur, and was there three years.

World English Bible
So Absalom fled, and went to Geshur, and was there three years.

Young's Literal Translation
And Absalom hath fled, and goeth to Geshur, and is there three years;

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 13:34
Meanwhile Absalom escaped. Then the watchman on the Jerusalem wall saw a great crowd coming down the hill on the road from the west. He ran to tell the king, "I see a crowd of people coming from the Horonaim road along the side of the hill."

2 Samuel 14:13
She replied, "Why don't you do as much for the people of God as you have promised to do for me? You have convicted yourself in making this decision, because you have refused to bring home your own banished son.

2 Samuel 14:23
Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 15:8
For while your servant was at Geshur in Aram, I promised to sacrifice to the LORD in Hebron if he would bring me back to Jerusalem."

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