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2 Samuel 18:16

    2 Samuel 18:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Joab had the horn sounded, and the people came back from going after Israel, for Joab kept them back.

    Webster's Revision

    And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

    World English Bible

    Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel; for Joab held back the people.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 18:16

    Joab blew the trumpet - He knew that the rebellion was now extinguished by the death of Absalom; and was not willing that any farther slaughter should be made of the deluded people.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 18:16

    Blew the trumpet - To stop the pursuit and slaughter 2 Samuel 2:28; 2 Samuel 20:22.