Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

At this, Joab sounded his battle trumpet and his troops stopped pursuing the other Israelis.

New American Standard Bible

Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing Israel, for Joab restrained the people.

King James Version

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

Holman Bible

Afterward, Joab blew the ram’s horn, and the troops broke off their pursuit of Israel because Joab restrained them.

A Conservative Version

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel, for Joab held back the people.

American Standard Version

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

Amplified

Then Joab blew the trumpet, and the troops returned from pursuing Israel, for Joab restrained and spared them.

Bible in Basic English

And Joab had the horn sounded, and the people came back from going after Israel, for Joab kept them back.

Darby Translation

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab kept back the people.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Joab blew the shofar, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel, for Joab held back the people.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab will strike upon the trumpet, and the people will turn back from pursuing after Israel: for Joab restrained the people.

King James 2000

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Joab blew on the trumpet and the troops returned from pursuing after Israel, for Joab kept back the troops.

Modern King James verseion

And Joab blew the ram's horn, and the people returned from pursuing Israel. For Joab held back the people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Joab blew a trumpet, and the people returned from following Israel: for Joab spared the people.

NET Bible

Then Joab blew the trumpet and the army turned back from chasing Israel, for Joab had called for the army to halt.

New Heart English Bible

Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Joab blew with a horn, and the people returned from pursuing Israel, - for Joab had restrained the people.

Webster

And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing Israel: for Joab restrained the people.

World English Bible

Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joab bloweth with a trumpet, and the people turneth back from pursuing after Israel, for Joab hath kept back the people;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

the trumpet
שׁפר שׁופר 
Showphar 
Usage: 72

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

References

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Hastings

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War

Watsons

Context Readings

Absalom Dies In Battle

15 Ten young men who served as Joab's personal assistants then surrounded Absalom, striking him repeatedly and killing him. 16 At this, Joab sounded his battle trumpet and his troops stopped pursuing the other Israelis. 17 Meanwhile, Joab's army grabbed Absalom's body, tossed it into a large pit in the forest, and filled it up with a huge pile of rocks. Then the Israelis ran away back to their homes.



Cross References

2 Samuel 2:28

So Joab sounded his battle trumpet, his entire army stopped pursuing Israel any longer, and they quit fighting.

2 Samuel 20:22

So the woman replied, "Watch this! His head will be thrown to you over the city wall." Then the woman wisely went back to her people. They cut off the head of Bichri's son Sheba and threw it out to Joab, so Joab sounded his battle trumpet and they withdrew from the city. Everybody went back home and Joab returned to the king at Jerusalem.

Numbers 10:2-10

"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For example, if a bugle doesn't sound a clear call, who will get ready for battle?

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