New International Version
So Joab blew the trumpet, and all the troops came to a halt; they no longer pursued Israel, nor did they fight anymore.
King James Bible
So Joab blew a trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joab blew the trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither did they fight any more.
World English Bible
So Joab blew the trumpet; and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joab bloweth with a trumpet, and all the people stand still, and pursue no more after Israel, nor have they added any more to fight.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Joab said - The meaning of this verse appears to be this: If Abner had not provoked the battle, (see 2 Samuel 2:14), Joab would not have attacked the Israelites that day; as his orders were probably to act on the defensive. Therefore the blame fell upon Israel.
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2 Samuel 2:27
Joab answered, "As surely as God lives, if you had not spoken, the men would have continued pursuing them until morning."
2 Samuel 3:1
The war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted a long time. David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.
2 Samuel 18:16
Then Joab sounded the trumpet, and the troops stopped pursuing Israel, for Joab halted them.
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