New American Standard Bible
Now David had said, "Whoever strikes down a Jebusite first shall be chief and commander." Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became chief.
King James Bible
And David said, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief.
Darby Bible Translation
And David said, Whoever smites the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. And Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief.
World English Bible
David said, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain." Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, and was made chief.
Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'Whoever smiteth the Jebusite first doth become head and prince;' and go up first doth Joab son of Zeruiah and becometh head.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The narrative here given fills out a manifest defect in 2 Samuel 5:8 where something has evidently dropped out of the text.
The prowess of Joab on this occasion, and the part which he took in the building of the city of David 1 Chronicles 11:8, are known to us only from this passage of Chronicles.
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2 Samuel 2:13
And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them by the pool of Gibeon; and they sat down, one on the one side of the pool and the other on the other side of the pool.
2 Samuel 8:16
Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder.
1 Kings 1:7
He had conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest; and following Adonijah they helped him.
1 Chronicles 11:5
The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You shall not enter here." Nevertheless David captured the stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David).
1 Chronicles 11:7
Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.
1 Chronicles 18:15
Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;
1 Chronicles 27:34
Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar succeeded Ahithophel; and Joab was the commander of the king's army.
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