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Chapter 3 36
And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them, as everything that the king did pleased all the people. 37
So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it had not been the king’s will to put to death Abner the son of Ner. 38
And the king said to his servants, “Do you not know that a prince and a great man has fallen this day in Israel?