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 will say to Amasa, Thou my brother in peace? and Joab's right hand will take hold of Amasa by the beard to kiss him.
Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed he striking his neighbor in hiding: and all the people said, Amen.
1 Kings 2:5
And also thou knewest what Joab on of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two chiefs of the armies of Israel, to Abner son of Ner, and to Amasa son of Jether; and he will kill them and put the bloods of war in peace, and give the bloods of war upon his girdle which was upon his loins, and in his shoe upon his feet

Quietly

Jeremiah 41:2
And Ishmael son of Nethaniah will rise, and the ten men which were with him, and they will strike Gedaliah son of Ahikam son of Shaphan, with the sword, and he will kill him whom the king of Babel appointed over the land.

For the blood

2 Samuel 2:19
And Asahel will pursue after Abner; and he turned not to the right or to the left from after Abner.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:24
Cursed he striking his neighbor in hiding: and all the people said, Amen.
Proverbs 7:26
For she cast down many wounded, and the strong all being slain by her.