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Joab convinces David to bring Absalom back
Joab used an elaborate plot to convince David to bring Absalom back from Geshur. David knew Joab was behind it, but it worked.
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2 Sa 14:1–22

Joab the son of Zeruiah realized that the mind of the king was on Absalom. So Joab sent to Tekoa and took from there a wise woman, and he said to her, “Please pretend to mourn and put on garments of mourning. You should not anoint yourself with oil, and …

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