2 Samuel 2:26

Then Abner called to Joab, and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Don't you know that it will be bitterness in the latter end? How long shall it be then, before you bid the people return from following their brothers?"

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 2-26

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? Know thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? How long shall it be then, before thou bid the people return from following their brothers?

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 2:26
Then crying out to Joab, Abner said, Are fighting and destruction to go on for ever? do you not see that the end will only be bitter? how long will it be before you send the people back and make them give up attacking their countrymen?

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 2:26
And Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? and how long shall it be ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

King James Version: 2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? know you not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, before you bid the people return from following their brethren?

Webster's: 2 Samuel 2:26
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou wilt bid the people return from following their brethren?

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 2:26
and Abner calleth unto Joab, and saith, `For ever doth the sword consume? hast thou not known that it is bitterness in the latter end? and till when dost thou not say to the people to turn back from after their brethren?'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 2-26

2 Samuel 2:14
Abner said to Joab, Please let the young men arise and play before us. Joab said, Let them arise.

2 Samuel 2:16
They caught everyone his fellow by the head, and [thrust] his sword in his fellow's side; so they fell down together: therefore that place was called Helkath Hazzurim, which is in Gibeon.

2 Samuel 11:25
Then David said to the messenger, Thus shall you tell Joab, Don't let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another; make your battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage you him.

Job 18:2
"How long will you hunt for words? Consider, and afterwards we will speak.

Job 19:2
"How long will you torment me, And crush me with words?

Psalms 4:2
You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Proverbs 17:14
The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, Therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

Isaiah 1:20
But if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; For the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."

Jeremiah 2:30
In vain have I struck your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Jeremiah 4:21
How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?