1 So Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal city.
Meanwhile Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal citadel.
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon and captured the royal city.
Meanwhile, Joab and the Israelite army were successfully ending their siege of Rabbah, the capital of Ammon.
Joab, at war in Rabbah against the Ammonites, captured the royal city.
Now Joab was fighting against Rabbah, in the land of the children of Ammon, and he took the water-town.
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites, and took the royal city.
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the people of Ammon, and took the royal city.
of the children
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1 sn Here the narrative resumes the battle story that began in 11:1 (see 11:25). The author has interrupted that story to give the related account of David’s sin with Bathsheba and the murder of Uriah. He now returns to the earlier story and brings it to a conclusion.