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Then Abner looked behind him,.... Perceiving one at his heels, and making haste up to him.
And said, art thou Asahel? for it seems he knew him personally, being well acquainted with his family:
and he answered, I am; so that they were very near to each other, as to discourse together, and be heard and understood by each other.
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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 2:20". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https:/
2 Samuel 2:20 Then Abner looked behind him, and said, [Art] thou Asahel? And he answered, I [am].
Ver. 20. Art thou Asahel?] Abner had no mind to meddle with any son of Zeruiah, David’s sister: he therefore first turneth querist to this currist, - Luther’s words, - and then twice adviseth him to retreat from pursuing his own peril. But quisque suos patitur manes.
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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 2:20". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https:/
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