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2 Samuel 1:2

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1:2 On the third day a man arrived from the camp of Saul with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. 1  When he approached David, the man 2  threw himself to the ground. 3 

2 Samuel 15:32

Context

15:32 When David reached the summit, where he used to worship God, Hushai the Arkite met him with his clothes torn and dirt on his head.

1 sn Tearing one’s clothing and throwing dirt on one’s head were outward expressions of grief in the ancient Near East, where such demonstrable reactions were a common response to tragic news.

2 tn Heb “he”; the referent (the man mentioned at the beginning of v. 2) has been specified in the translation to avoid confusion as to who fell to the ground.

3 tn Heb “he fell to the ground and did obeisance.”



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