14 Now he went through all the tribes of Israel to Abel, even Beth-maacah, and all the Berites; and they were gathered together and also went after him. 15 They came and besieged him in (A)Abel Beth-maacah, and (B)they [a]cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall. 16 Then (C)a wise woman called from the city, “Hear, hear! Please tell Joab, ‘Come here that I may speak with you.’”

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  1. 2 Samuel 20:15 Lit poured out

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