2 Samuel 3:30
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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.

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Clarke'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

slew Abner

Proverbs 28:17 A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

Acts 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom...

because

2 Samuel 2:19-23 And Asahel pursued after Abner; and in going he turned not to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner...

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The 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

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
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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