2 Samuel 3:23
3:23 When Joab and all the army that was with him arrived, Joab was told: “Abner the son of Ner came to the king; he sent him away, and he left in peace!”
2 Samuel 3:25
3:25 You know Abner the son of Ner! Surely he came here to spy on you and to determine when you leave and when you return 1 and to discover everything that you are doing!”
1 tn Heb “your going out and your coming in.” The expression is a merism. It specifically mentions the polar extremities of the actions but includes all activity in between the extremities as well, thus encompassing the entirety of one’s activities.