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 gone, yes, gone? Bible see other translations

“gone, yes, gone.” The Hebrew text has the figure of speech polyptoton.a

[For more on polyptotn and the way the REV translates it, see commentary on Gen. 2:16.]

See E. W. Bullinger, Figures of Speech Used in the Bible, s.v.“ polyptoton,” 267.

Commentary for: 2 Samuel 3:24