New International Version
Deal with him according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to the grave in peace.
King James Bible
Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt do according to thy wisdom, and not let his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.
World English Bible
Do therefore according to your wisdom, and don't let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.
Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast done according to thy wisdom, and dost not let his old age go down in peace to Sheol.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace - It would have been an insult to justice not to have taken the life of Joab. David was culpable in delaying it so long; but probably the circumstances of his government would not admit of his doing it sooner. According to the law of God, Joab, having murdered Abner and Amasa, should die. And had not David commanded Solomon to perform this act of justice, he could not have died in the approbation of his Maker.
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WE MUST tell you the story. Solomon was to be the king after David, but his elder brother, Adonijah, was preferred by Joab, the captain of the host, and by Abiathar, the priest; and, therefore, they got together, and tried to steal a march upon dying David, and set up Adonijah. They utterly failed in this; and when Solomn came to the throne Adonijah was afraid for his life, and fled to the horns of the altar at the tabernacle for shelter. Solomn permitted him to find sanctuary there, and forgave …
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1 Kings 2:9
But now, do not consider him innocent. You are a man of wisdom; you will know what to do to him. Bring his gray head down to the grave in blood."
1 Kings 2:7
"But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.
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