Parallel Verses

King James Version

So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

New American Standard Bible

So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner because he had put their brother Asahel to death in the battle at Gibeon.

Holman Bible

Joab and his brother Abishai killed Abner because he had put their brother Asahel to death in the battle at Gibeon.

International Standard Version

He said this because Joab and his brother Abishai murdered Abner after he had killed their brother Asahel in the battle at Gibeon.

A Conservative Version

So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

American Standard Version

So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

Amplified

So Joab and Abishai his brother murdered Abner because he had killed their brother Asahel in the battle at Gibeon.

Bible in Basic English

So Joab and Abishai his brother put Abner to death, because he had put to death their brother Asahel in the fight at Gibeon.

Darby Translation

So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner because be slew Asahel their brother in Gibeon in war.

King James 2000

So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Joab and Abishai, his brother, killed Abner because he had killed Asahel, their brother, at Gibeon in the battle.

Modern King James verseion

And Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the cause why Joab and Abishai slew Abner was that Abner had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in battle.

NET Bible

So Joab and his brother Abishai killed Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel in Gibeon during the battle.

New Heart English Bible

So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, Joab and Abishai his brother, slew Abner, - because he had caused the death of Asahel their brother, in Gibeon, in the battle.

Webster

So Joab and Abishai his brother slew 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner because that he put to death Asahel their brother, in Gibeon, in battle.

Interlinear

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

and Abishai
H52
אבשׁי אבישׁי 
'Abiyshay 
Usage: 25

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

H74
אבינר אבנר 
'Abner 
Usage: 63

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

עשׂהאל 
`Asah'el 
Usage: 18

at Gibeon
גּבעון 
Gib`own 
Usage: 37

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Abner Is Killed

29 Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread. 30 So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle. 31 And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the bier.



Cross References

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.

Proverbs 28:17

A man that doeth 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, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.

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