Bible VersionsNAS2 Samuel 1:9-10; 2 Samuel 2:23; 2 Samuel 2:25; 2 Samuel 2:28; 2 Samuel 15:2; 2 Samuel 15:17; 2 Samuel 17:17; 2 Samuel 18:4; 2 Samuel 18:30; 2 Samuel 20:4; 2 Samuel 20:11-12; 2 Samuel 20:15; 2 Samuel 22:34
2 Samuel 1:9-10; 2 Samuel 2:23; 2 Samuel 2:25; 2 Samuel 2:28; 2 Samuel 15:2; 2 Samuel 15:17; 2 Samuel 17:17; 2 Samuel 18:4; 2 Samuel 18:30; 2 Samuel 20:4; 2 Samuel 20:11-12; 2 Samuel 20:15; 2 Samuel 22:34 (New American Standard)
"Then he said to me, 'Please stand beside me and kill me, for agony has seized me because my life still lingers in me.'
"So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that he could not live after he had fallen. And I took the crown which was on his head and the bracelet which was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord ."
However, he refused to turn aside; therefore Abner struck him in the belly with the butt end of the spear, so that the spear came out at his back. And he fell there and died on the spot. And it came about that all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, stood still.
Absalom used to rise early and stand beside the way to the gate; and when any man had a suit to come to the king for judgment, Absalom would call to him and say, "From what city are you?" And he would say, "Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel."
Now there stood by him one of Joab's young men, and said, "Whoever favors Joab and whoever is for David, let him follow Joab."
But Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the middle of the highway. And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa from the highway into the field and threw a garment over him when he saw that everyone who came by him stood still.
They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.