[368 words] The question above comes from 2 Samuel 18:32. Absalom, David’s son, had tried to wrest the kingdom from his father. He had slept with the ten concubines (wives) of his father. David had to flee his home when he heard Absalom was staging a coup and left these women to tend the house/palace. There is no doubt that Absalom was a danger to his father the king or anyone else for that matter. David finally takes advice from his military commanders to go to war with his son, Absalom and his soldiers. Before his commanders take the…Log in or Register to save this content for later.