Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not bear tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day: but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the king's son is dead.

Bear tidings

Because

General references

Bible References

Bear tidings

2 Samuel 17:16
Now therefore, send quickly and tell David, saying, ‘Do not spend the night at the fords of the wilderness, but by all means cross over, or else the king and all the people who are with him will be destroyed.’”

Because

2 Samuel 18:5
The king charged Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, “Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom.” And all the people heard when the king charged all the commanders concerning Absalom.

General references

2 Samuel 19:1
Then it was told Joab, “Behold, the king is weeping and mourns for Absalom.”