"As surely as God lives," Joab replied, "if you had not spoken up, the troops would have continued pursuing their brothers until morning."
Cross References2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called out to Joab: "Must the sword devour forever? Do you not realize that this will only end in bitterness? How long before you tell the troops to stop pursuing their brothers?"
2 Samuel 2:28
So Joab blew the trumpet, and all the troops stopped; they no longer pursued Israel or continued to fight.
Chapter Outline1. David, by God's direction, with his company goes up to Hebron
4. where he is made king of Judah
5. He commends them of Jabesh Gilead for their king of Israel
8. Abner makes Ishbosheth king of Israel
12. A mortal skirmish between twelve of Abner's and twelve of Joab's men.
18. Asahel is slain
25. At Abner's motion, Joab sounds a retreat
32. Asahel's burial
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Luke 14:31, 32
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