10 And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak.
10 When one of the men saw what had happened, he told Joab, "I just saw Absalom hanging in an oak tree."
10 And a certain man saw it and told Joab, "Behold, I saw Absalom hanging in an oak."
10 A solitary soldier saw him and reported it to Joab, "I just saw Absalom hanging from an oak tree!"
10 Now a certain man saw it and told Joab, and said, "I just saw Absalom hanging in a terebinth tree!"
10 One of David's men saw what had happened and told Joab, "I saw Absalom dangling from a great tree."
Matthew Henry's Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:10
Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:9-18
(Read 2 Samuel 18:9-18)
Let young people look upon Absalom, hanging on a tree, accursed, forsaken of heaven and earth; there let them read the Lord's abhorrence of rebellion against parents. Nothing can preserve men from misery and contempt, but heavenly wisdom and the grace of God.