2 Samuel 20:10; 2 Samuel 20:23
Amasa was not on guard against the sword in Joab's hand, and Joab stabbed him in the stomach with it and spilled his intestines out on the ground. Joab did not stab him again for Amasa was dead. Joab and his brother Abishai pursued Sheba son of Bichri.
Joab commanded the whole army of Israel; Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and Pelethites;