Absalom pursues David across the Jordan
Absalom set Amasa over his army and pursued David east of the Jordan.
Key passages
2 Sa 17:24–26

Now David had come to Mahanaim, and Absalom had crossed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him. Absalom had appointed Amasa in place of Joab over the army. Now Amasa was the son of a man whose name was Ithra the Israelite, who had married Abigail the daughter of Nahash the …

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