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2 Samuel 3:23-27

New American Standard Bible

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23 When Joab and all the army that was with him arrived, they informed Joab, saying, 'Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he has let him go on his way, and he has gone in peace.' 24 Then Joab came to the king and said, 'What have you done? Behold, Abner came to you; why then have you let him go, so that he is already gone? 25 You know Abner the son of Ner, that he came to gain your confidence, and to learn of your going out and coming in and to find out everything that you are doing.'
26 When Joab left David’s presence, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the well of Sirah; but David did not know about it. 27 So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly, so that he died on account of the blood of his brother Asahel.
King James Version

Chapter 3

23 When Joab and all the host that was with him were come, they told Joab, saying, Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he hath sent him away, and he is gone in peace. 24 Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone? 25 Thou knowest Abner the son of Ner, that he came to deceive thee, and to know thy going out and thy coming in, and to know all that thou doest. 26 And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, which brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not. 27 And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 3

23 When Joab and his whole army arrived, Joab was informed, "Abner son of Ner came to see the king, the king dismissed him, and he went in peace."
24 Joab went to the king and said, "What have you done? Look here, Abner came to you. Why did you dismiss him? Now he's getting away. 25 You know that Abner son of Ner came to deceive you and to find out about your military activities and everything you're doing." 26 Then Joab left David and sent messengers after Abner. They brought him back from the well of Sirah, but David was unaware of it. 27 When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab pulled him aside to the middle of the city gate, as if to speak to him privately, and there Joab stabbed him in the stomach. So Abner died in revenge for the death of Asahel, Joab's brother.
New Living Translation

Chapter 3

23 When Joab arrived, he was told that Abner had just been there visiting the king and had been sent away in safety.
24 Joab rushed to the king and demanded, 'What have you done? What do you mean by letting Abner get away? 25 You know perfectly well that he came to spy on you and find out everything you're doing!'
26 Joab then left David and sent messengers to catch up with Abner, asking him to return. They found him at the well of Sirah and brought him back, though David knew nothing about it. 27 When Abner arrived back at Hebron, Joab took him aside at the gateway as if to speak with him privately. But then he stabbed Abner in the stomach and killed him in revenge for killing his brother Asahel.
English Standard Version

Chapter 3

23 When Joab and all the army that was with him came, it was told Joab, “Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he has let him go, and he has gone in peace.” 24 Then Joab went to the king and said, “What have you done? Behold, Abner came to you. Why is it that you have sent him away, so that he is gone? 25 You know that Abner the son of Ner came to deceive you and to know your going out and your coming in, and to know all that you are doing.”
26 When Joab came out from David’s presence, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the cistern of Sirah. But David did not know about it. 27 And when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the midst of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the stomach, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
New International Version

Chapter 3

23 When Joab and all the soldiers with him arrived, he was told that Abner son of Ner had come to the king and that the king had sent him away and that he had gone in peace.
24 So Joab went to the king and said, 'What have you done? Look, Abner came to you. Why did you let him go? Now he is gone! 25 You know Abner son of Ner; he came to deceive you and observe your movements and find out everything you are doing.'
26 Joab then left David and sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the cistern at Sirah. But David did not know it. 27 Now when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into an inner chamber, as if to speak with him privately. And there, to avenge the blood of his brother Asahel, Joab stabbed him in the stomach, and he died.
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 3

23 Cuando llegó Joab y todo el ejército que estaba con él, le dieron aviso a Joab, diciendo: Abner, hijo de Ner, vino al rey, y él lo ha despedido y se ha ido en paz. 24 Entonces vino Joab al rey y dijo: ¿Qué has hecho? He aquí, Abner vino a ti; ¿por qué, pues, lo has despedido y él ya se ha ido? 25 Conoces a Abner, hijo de Ner, que vino a engañarte y saber de tus salidas y de tus entradas, y a enterarse de todo lo que haces.
26 Y saliendo Joab de donde estaba David, envió mensajeros tras Abner, y lo hicieron volver desde el pozo de Sira; pero David no lo sabía. 27 Cuando Abner regresó a Hebrón, Joab lo llevó aparte en medio de la puerta para hablarle en privado, y allí, por causa de la sangre de Asael su hermano, lo hirió en el vientre y murió.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

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23 Cuando llegó Joab y todo el ejército que estaba con él, le dieron aviso a Joab diciéndole: “Abner, hijo de Ner, vino al rey, y él lo ha despedido y se ha ido en paz.” 24 Entonces Joab vino al rey y dijo: “¿Qué ha hecho? Ya que Abner vino a usted; ¿por qué, pues, lo ha despedido y él ya se ha ido? 25 Conoce a Abner, hijo de Ner, que vino a engañarlo y saber de sus salidas y de sus entradas, y a enterarse de todo lo que usted hace.”
26 Y saliendo Joab de donde estaba David, envió mensajeros tras Abner, y lo hicieron volver desde el pozo de Sira; pero David no lo sabía. 27 Cuando Abner regresó a Hebrón, Joab lo llevó aparte en medio de la puerta para hablarle en privado, y allí, por causa de la sangre de Asael su hermano, lo hirió en el vientre y murió.
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 3

23 Cuando llegó Joab con la tropa que lo acompañaba, le notificaron que Abner hijo de Ner había visitado al rey, y que el rey lo había dejado ir en paz.
24 Por tanto, Joab fue a ver al rey y le dijo: «¡Así que Abner vino a ver a Su Majestad! ¿Y cómo se le ocurre dejar que se vaya tal como vino? 25 ¡Ya Su Majestad lo conoce! Lo más seguro es que haya venido con engaño para averiguar qué planes tiene usted, y para enterarse de todo lo que usted está haciendo».
26 En cuanto Joab salió de hablar con David, envió mensajeros tras Abner, los cuales lo hicieron volver del pozo de Sira. Pero de esto Joab no le dijo nada a David. 27 Cuando Abner regresó a Hebrón, Joab lo llevó aparte a la entrada de la ciudad, como para hablar con él en privado. Allí lo apuñaló en el vientre, y Abner murió. Así Joab se vengó de la muerte de su hermano Asael.
Reina-Valera 1960

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23 Y luego que llegó Joab y todo el ejército que con él estaba, fue dado aviso a Joab, diciendo: Abner hijo de Ner ha venido al rey, y él le ha despedido, y se fue en paz. 24 Entonces Joab vino al rey, y le dijo: ¿Qué has hecho? He aquí Abner vino a ti; ¿por qué, pues, le dejaste que se fuese? 25 Tú conoces a Abner hijo de Ner. No ha venido sino para engañarte, y para enterarse de tu salida y de tu entrada, y para saber todo lo que tú haces.
26 Y saliendo Joab de la presencia de David, envió mensajeros tras Abner, los cuales le hicieron volver desde el pozo de Sira, sin que David lo supiera. 27 Y cuando Abner volvió a Hebrón, Joab lo llevó aparte en medio de la puerta para hablar con él en secreto; y allí, en venganza de la muerte de Asael su hermano, le hirió por la quinta costilla, y murió.
Biblia del Jubileo

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23 Y luego que llegó Joab y todo el ejército que con él estaba, fue dado aviso a Joab, diciendo: Abner hijo de Ner ha venido al rey, y él le ha despedido, y se fue en paz. 24 Entonces Joab vino al rey, y le dijo: ¿Qué has hecho? He aquí habíase venido Abner a ti; ¿por qué pues lo dejaste que se fuese? 25 ¿Sabes tú que Abner hijo de Ner ha venido para engañarte, y a saber tu salida y tu entrada, y por entender todo lo que tú haces? 26 Y saliéndose Joab de con David, envió mensajeros tras Abner, los cuales le hicieron volver desde el pozo de Sira, sin saberlo David. 27 Y cuando Abner volvió a Hebrón, lo apartó Joab al medio de la puerta, hablando con él blandamente, y allí le hirió por la quinta costilla, a causa de la muerte de Asael su hermano, y murió.