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that every one that came by him stood still.
SA2 20:13 When he was removed out of the highway, all the people went
on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
SA2 20:14 And he went through all the tribes of Israel unto Abel, and
to Bethmaachah, and all the Berites: and they were gathered together,
and went also after him.
SA2 20:15 And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and
they cast up a bank against the city, and it stood in the trench: and
all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.
SA2 20:16 Then cried a wise woman out of the city, Hear, hear; say, I
pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.
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