Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and fed them, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.
2 Samuel 15:16
So the king went out and all his household
with him. But the king left ten concubines to keep the house.
2 Samuel 16:21
Ahithophel said to Absalom, “
Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened.”
So he put them in confinement in the house of the
captain of the bodyguard, in the jail, the same place where Joseph was imprisoned.