New Living Translation
Joab had not joined Absalom's earlier rebellion, but he had joined Adonijah's rebellion. So when Joab heard about Adonijah's death, he ran to the sacred tent of the LORD and grabbed on to the horns of the altar.
King James Bible
Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
Darby Bible Translation
And the report came to Joab (for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he had not turned after Absalom); and Joab fled to the tent of Jehovah, and caught hold of the horns of the altar.
World English Bible
The news came to Joab; for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he didn't turn after Absalom. Joab fled to the Tent of Yahweh, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
Young's Literal Translation
And the report hath come unto Joab -- for Joab hath turned aside after Adonijah, though after Absalom he did not turn aside -- and Joab fleeth unto the tent of Jehovah, and layeth hold on the horns of the altar.
1 Kings 2:28 Parallel
Commentary1 Kings 2:28 Parallel Commentaries
Library"The King Kissed Barzillai. " 2 Sam. xix. 39
And no wonder, for David could appreciate a real man when he saw him, and so does David's Lord. I.--LOYALTY IS PRECIOUS TO THE KING OF KINGS. In the days when the son of Jesse had but few friends, it was a precious thing to be treated in the style Barzillai and his neighbours entertained him (see 2 Sam. xvii. 27-29). They were rich farmers, and had land which brought forth with abundance, so were able to act with princely hospitality to the fugitive monarch. But plenty may live with avarice, and …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
What Manner of Man Ought not to Come to Rule.
Authorship of the Pentateuch.
However, if someone deliberately kills another person, then the slayer must be dragged even from my altar and be put to death.
2 Samuel 17:25
Absalom had appointed Amasa as commander of his army, replacing Joab, who had been commander under David. (Amasa was Joab's cousin. His father was Jether, an Ishmaelite. His mother, Abigail daughter of Nahash, was the sister of Joab's mother, Zeruiah.)
2 Samuel 18:2
He sent the troops out in three groups, placing one group under Joab, one under Joab's brother Abishai son of Zeruiah, and one under Ittai, the man from Gath. The king told his troops, "I am going out with you."
1 Kings 1:7
Adonijah took Joab son of Zeruiah and Abiathar the priest into his confidence, and they agreed to help him become king.
1 Kings 1:50
Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, so he rushed to the sacred tent and grabbed on to the horns of the altar.
Jump to PreviousAbsalom Adonijah Adoni'jah Adonijah's Altar Although Caught Fled Followed Hold Horns Joab Jo'ab News Supported Supporters Tabernacle Tent Tidings Turn Turned
Jump to NextAbsalom Adonijah Adoni'jah Adonijah's Altar Although Caught Fled Followed Hold Horns Joab Jo'ab News Supported Supporters Tabernacle Tent Tidings Turn Turned
Links1 Kings 2:28 NIV
1 Kings 2:28 NLT
1 Kings 2:28 ESV
1 Kings 2:28 NASB
1 Kings 2:28 KJV
1 Kings 2:28 Bible Apps
1 Kings 2:28 Biblia Paralela
1 Kings 2:28 Chinese Bible
1 Kings 2:28 French Bible
1 Kings 2:28 German Bible
1 Kings 2:28 Commentaries