2 Samuel 18:13-15 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
13 Had I been disloyal and killed him, it would all have come out before the king, and you would stand aloof.” 14 Joab replied, “I will not waste time with you in this way.” And taking three pikes in hand, he thrust for the heart of Absalom. He was still alive in the tree. 15 When ten of Joab’s young armor-bearers closed in on Absalom, and killed him with further blows,
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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