Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.
Struck him not again
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab said to Amasa, “Is it well with you, my brother?” And
Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
Ehud stretched out his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh and thrust it into his belly.
1 Chronicles 12:2
They were equipped with bows,
using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul’s kinsmen from Benjamin.
2 Samuel 2:23
However, he refused to turn aside; therefore Abner struck him in the belly with the butt end of the spear, so that the spear came out at his back. And he fell there and died on the spot. And it came about that all who came to the place where
Asahel had fallen and died, stood still.
2 Samuel 3:27
So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there
he struck him in the belly so that he died on account of the blood of Asahel his brother.
told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
1 Kings 2:5
“Now you also know what Joab the
son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
(Now this man
acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
Struck him not again
1 Samuel 26:8
Then Abishai said to David, “Today God has delivered your enemy into your hand; now therefore, please let me strike him with the spear
to the ground with one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time.”
Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’