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2 Samuel 3:24

    2 Samuel 3:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What have you done? behold, Abner came to you; why is it that you have sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What have you done? when Abner came to you why did you send him away and let him go?

    Webster's Revision

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    World English Bible

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, "What have you done? Behold, Abner came to you. Why is it that you have sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone?

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 3:24

    Joab saw that if Abner was reconciled to David, his own post as second in the state would be forfeited; and then with characteristic unscrupulosity he proceeded to take Abner's life.