New Living Translation
This pleased the people very much. In fact, everything the king did pleased them!
King James Bible
And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them: as whatsoever the king did pleased all the people.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the people remarked it, and it pleased them; as whatever the king did pleased all the people.
World English Bible
All the people took notice of it, and it pleased them; as whatever the king did pleased all the people.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the people have discerned it, and it is good in their eyes, as all that the king hath done is good in the eyes of all the people;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:36 Pleased them - They were satisfied concerning David's integrity.
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Samuel 3:35
David had refused to eat anything on the day of the funeral, and now everyone begged him to eat. But David had made a vow, saying, "May God strike me and even kill me if I eat anything before sundown."
2 Samuel 3:37
So everyone in Judah and all Israel understood that David was not responsible for Abner's murder.
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