New International Version
(Joab and his brother Abishai murdered Abner because he had killed their brother Asahel in the battle at Gibeon.)
King James Bible
So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Darby Bible Translation
So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
World English Bible
So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner because that he put to death Asahel their brother, in Gibeon, in battle.
2 Samuel 3:30 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let it rest on the head - All these verbs may be rendered in the future tense: it will rest on the head of Joab, etc. This was a prophetic declaration, which sufficiently showed the displeasure of God against this execrable man.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
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2 Samuel 2:23
But Asahel refused to give up the pursuit; so Abner thrust the butt of his spear into Asahel's stomach, and the spear came out through his back. He fell there and died on the spot. And every man stopped when he came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died.
2 Samuel 20:8
While they were at the great rock in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was wearing his military tunic, and strapped over it at his waist was a belt with a dagger in its sheath. As he stepped forward, it dropped out of its sheath.
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