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In the Bible, a son of David who staged a revolt against his father's kingship and was killed in the ensuing battle.


(Bible) Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15–18)


(ˈæb sə ləm)

the third son of David: he rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. II Sam. 13–18.
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Her sister's fiancA[c], Avshalom Feinberg, traveled from then-Palestine to Egypt on foot to pass information to the British.
According to the agreement, ICL sold all of its shares in IDE to a limited partnership, wherein the general partner is a company controlled by Avshalom Felber, IDE's CEO, and limited partners therein are institutional bodies from the Clal insurance company Ltd and the Israeli teachers' union educational funds' group.
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Jerusalem District Police Commander, Brigadier General Avshalom Peled, told Israel Radio that hundreds of policemen were deployed near the Palestinian neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, after a week of repeated clashes between Palestinians and the police.
Avshalom Caspi, PhD '86, took Urie's introductory graduate seminar in 1981.
The historic Yad Avshalom monument in Jerusalem's Kidron Valley, revered for centuries as a Jewish shrine and built in the first century CE, was also a Christian holy place in the fourth century.
Avshalom Felber, CEO of IDE Technologies said, The oil sands market in Alberta has significant potential for growth.