2 Samuel 14

revengers Heb. goel, Redemp. (Kinsman type). (See Scofield "Isaiah 59:20") .

angel (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

saw not the king's face

Not so had God taught David to forgive. Legalists have thought Absalom's wilfulness to have been due to over-indulgence on the part of David. There is no such intimation in Scripture. Rather it would seem that had David at this time taken Absalom into intimacy, the rebellion might have been averted.

sons

(See Scofield "2 Samuel 18:18") .

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