2 Samuel 3:37
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New International Version
So on that day all the people there and all Israel knew that the king had no part in the murder of Abner 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.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to put Abner the son of Ner to death.

World English Bible
So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to kill Abner the son of Ner.

Young's Literal Translation
and all the people know, even all Israel, in that day, that it hath not been from the king -- to put to death Abner son of Ner.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The people took notice - They saw that the king's grief was sincere, and that he had no part nor device in the murder of Abner: see 2 Samuel 3:37.

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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?

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The King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

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

2 Samuel 3:36
All the people took note and were pleased; indeed, everything the king did pleased them.

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

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