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2 Samuel 2:26-28 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

26 Then Abner called to Joab and said, “Will the sword devour forever? Do you not know that there will be bitterness in the end? How long[a] will you not tell the people to turn away from pursuing[b] their brothers?” 27 Joab said, “As God lives,[c] for if you had not spoken, the people would surely have gone up in the morning, each one of them from following after[d] his brother.” 28 Then Joab blew on the trumpet and all the people stopped, and they no longer pursued after Israel, and they did not fight with them again.


  1. 2 Samuel 2:26 Literally “And up to when”
  2. 2 Samuel 2:26 Literally “from after”
  3. 2 Samuel 2:27 Literally “The life of God”
  4. 2 Samuel 2:27 Literally “from after”
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