27 Now when Abner had returned to Hebron, Joab (A)took him aside in the gate to speak with him privately, and there [a]stabbed him (B)in the stomach, so that he died for the blood of (C)Asahel his brother.

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  1. 2 Samuel 3:27 Lit. struck

“Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah (A)did to me, and what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to (B)Abner the son of Ner and (C)Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed. And he shed the blood of war in peacetime, and put the blood of war on his belt that was around his waist, and on his sandals that were on his feet.

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