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the nephew of king david, and son of zeruiah

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  • lawler, joab, a representative from alabama; born in union county, n.c., june 12, 1796; moved with his father to tennessee and thence, in 1815, to mississippi territory; attended the public schools; studied theology and was licensed to preach; moved to mardisville, ala., in 1820 and pursued his ministerial duties; member of the state house of representatives 1826-1831; served in the state senate 1831 and 1832; receiver of public moneys for the coosa land district 1832-1835; treasurer of the university of alabama at tuscaloosa 1833-1836; elected as a jacksonian to the twenty-fourth congress; reelected as a whig to the twenty-fifth congress and served from march 4, 1835, until his death in washington, d.c., on may 8, 1838; interment in the congressional cemetery. factmonster.com

  • 21 and the king said unto joab, behold now, i have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man absalom again. 22 and joab fell to the ground on his face, and bowed himself, and thanked the king: and joab said, today thy servant knoweth that i have found grace in thy sight, my lord, o king, in that the king hath fulfilled the request of his servant. 23 so joab arose and went to geshur, and brought absalom to jerusalem. 24 and the king said, let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. so absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face. infoplease.com