2 Samuel 3:37
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English Standard Version
So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it had not been the king’s will to put to death Abner the son of Ner.

King James Bible
For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner the son of Ner.

American Standard Version
So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner the son of Ner.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the people, and all Israel understood that day that it was not the king's doing, that Abner the son of Ner was slain.

English Revised Version
So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner the son of Ner.

Webster's Bible Translation
For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner the son of Ner.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

David's mourning for Abner's death. - 2 Samuel 3:31, 2 Samuel 3:32. To give a public proof of his grief at this murder, and his displeasure at the crime in the sight of all the nation, David commanded Joab, and all the people with him (David), i.e., all his courtiers, and the warriors who returned with Joab, to institute a public mourning for the deceased, by tearing their clothes, putting on sackcloth, i.e., coarse hairy mourning and penitential clothes, and by a funeral dirge for Abner; i.e., he commanded them to walk in front of Abner's bier mourning and in funeral costume, and to accompany the deceased to his resting-place, whilst David as king followed the bier.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Samuel 3:36 Now all the people took note of it, and it pleased them, just as everything the king did pleased all the people.

2 Samuel 3:38 Then the king said to his servants, "Do you not know that a prince and a great man has fallen this day in Israel?

Cross References
1 Samuel 14:50
And the name of Saul's wife was Ahinoam the daughter of Ahimaaz. And the name of the commander of his army was Abner the son of Ner, Saul's uncle.

2 Samuel 3:36
And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them, as everything that the king did pleased all the people.

2 Samuel 3:38
And the king said to his servants, "Do you not know that a prince and a great man has fallen this day in Israel?

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