New American Standard Bible
Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise."
King James Bible
And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and make sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.
World English Bible
Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"
Young's Literal Translation
And Abner saith unto Joab, 'Let the youths rise, I pray thee, and they play before us;' and Joab saith, 'Let them rise.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryThis Affection the Martyrs of Christ Contending for the Truth did Overcome...
10. This affection the Martyrs of Christ contending for the truth did overcome: and it is no marvel that they despised that whereof they should, when death was overpast, have no feeling, when they could not by those tortures, which while alive they did feel, be overcome. God was able, no doubt, (even as He permitted not the lion when it had slain the Prophet, to touch his body further, and of a slayer made it to be a keeper): He was able, I say, to have kept the slain bodies of His own from the dogs …
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.
2 Samuel 2:15
So they arose and went over by count, twelve for Benjamin and Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David.
2 Samuel 2:16
Each one of them seized his opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his opponent's side; so they fell down together. Therefore that place was called Helkath-hazzurim, which is in Gibeon.
2 Samuel 2:17
That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.
2 Kings 14:8
Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us face each other."
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