2 Samuel 20:13
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New International Version
After Amasa had been removed from the road, everyone went on with Joab to pursue Sheba son of Bikri.

King James Bible
When he was removed out of the highway, all the people went on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.

Darby Bible Translation
When he was removed out of the highway, all the people went on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri,

World English Bible
When he was removed out of the highway, all the people went on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.

Young's Literal Translation
When he hath been removed out of the highway, every man hath passed on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba son of Bichri.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Amasa wallowed in blood - It is very likely that Amasa did not immediately die; I have known instances of persons living several hours after their bowels had been shed out.

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Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
2 Samuel 20:1
Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjamite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted, "We have no share in David, no part in Jesse's son! Every man to his tent, Israel!"

2 Samuel 20:11
One of Joab's men stood beside Amasa and said, "Whoever favors Joab, and whoever is for David, let him follow Joab!"

2 Samuel 20:12
Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the middle of the road, and the man saw that all the troops came to a halt there. When he realized that everyone who came up to Amasa stopped, he dragged him from the road into a field and threw a garment over him.

2 Samuel 20:14
Sheba passed through all the tribes of Israel to Abel Beth Maakah and through the entire region of the Bikrites, who gathered together and followed him.

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