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In the Bible, the nephew and adviser of David whose military victories greatly strengthened David's monarchy. His violent acts of revenge to protect David led to his execution under Solomon.
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(Bible) Old Testament the successful commander of King David's forces and the slayer of Abner and Absalom (II Samuel 2:18–23; 3:24–27; 18:14–15)
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(ˈdʒoʊ æb)

a commander of David's army and the slayer of Absalom. II Sam. 3:27; 18:14.
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United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, met yesterday's in trilateral meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and Israel's occupation Government Activities Coordinator in the Palestinian occupied Territories, Major General Yoav (Poli) Mordechai.
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