Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

Quietly

For the blood

General references

Bible References

Took him

2 Samuel 20:9
And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in peace, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.
Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed is he that smites his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.
1 Kings 2:5
Moreover thou knowest also what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me and what he did to the two captains of the host of Israel, unto Abner, the son of Ner and unto Amasa, the son of Jether, whom he slew, shedding the blood of war in peace and putting the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins and in his shoes that were on his feet.

Quietly

Jeremiah 41:2
Then arose Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and the ten men that were with him, and smote Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan with the sword and slew him whom the king of Babylon had made governor over the land.

For the blood

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

General references

Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed is he that smites his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 7:26
For she has caused many to fall down dead; yea, all the strong men have been slain by her.