Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Samuel 13:23 in English Standard Version "After two full years Absalom had sheepshearers at Baal-hazor, which is near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king’s sons." Ge 31:19 Laban had gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole her father’s household gods. Ge 38:12 In the course of time the wife of Judah, Shua’s daughter, died. When Judah was comforted, he went up to Timnah to his sheepshearers, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite. 1Sa 25:4 David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing his sheep.