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.
His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, "Why have you done so?" And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom.
He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.
"Will he make many supplications to you, Or will he speak to you soft words?
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