21:4 But the king’s edict stood, despite Joab’s objections. 1 So Joab left and traveled throughout Israel before returning to Jerusalem. 2
1 tn Heb “and the word of the king was stronger than Joab.”
2 map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.