Joab


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Joab

(jō`ăb), in the Bible, son of David's sister Zeruiah and commander of his uncle's armies. A trusted and skillful administrator, he was often vindictive and cruel, as in his killing of Abner, Absalom, and Amasa. David's dying curse on Joab is remarkable. For his support of Adonijah, Solomon had him put to death.

Joab

admonishes David for ingratitude to troops and servants. [O.T.: II Samuel 19:1–8]

Joab

murders two fellow commanders; sides with usurper, Adonijah. [O.T.: I Kings 2:32]

Joab

kills Abner, murderer of his brother. [O.T.: II Samuel 3:27]

Joab

Old Testament the successful commander of King David's forces and the slayer of Abner and Absalom (II Samuel 2:18--23; 3:24--27; 18:14--15)
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