2 Samuel 3:6
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New American Standard Bible
It came about while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David that Abner was making himself strong in the house of Saul.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong for the house of Saul.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong for the house of Saul.

World English Bible
It happened, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong in the house of Saul.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, in the war being between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner hath been strengthening himself in the house of Saul,

2 Samuel 3:6 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Render, "And it came to pass, while the war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted, that Abner assisted the house of Saul."

2 Samuel 3:6 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of a Private Fast.
That we may rightly perform a private fast, four things are to be observed:--First, The author; Secondly, The time and occasion; Thirdly, The manner; Fourthly, The ends of private fasting. 1. Of the Author. The first that ordained fasting was God himself in paradise; and it was the first law that God made, in commanding Adam to abstain from eating the forbidden fruit. God would not pronounce nor write his law without fasting (Lev. xxiii), and in his law commands all his people to fast. So does our
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Growth in Grace
'But grow in grace.' 2 Pet 3:38. True grace is progressive, of a spreading and growing nature. It is with grace as with light; first, there is the crepusculum, or daybreak; then it shines brighter to the full meridian. A good Christian is like the crocodile. Quamdiu vivet crescit; he has never done growing. The saints are not only compared to stars for their light, but to trees for their growth. Isa 61:1, and Hos 14:4. A good Christian is not like Hezekiah's sun that went backwards, nor Joshua's
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
2 Samuel 2:8
But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim.

2 Samuel 2:9
He made him king over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, even over all Israel.

2 Samuel 3:5
and the sixth, Ithream, by David's wife Eglah. These were born to David at Hebron.

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