Readings from the Bible for the Roman Catholic liturgy in the extraordinary form

Monday in the Fourth week of Lent

The Assassination Of Abner; In Which David Is In No Way Implicated (Barbara Griffiths, David’s Rise to Power, © Barbara Griffiths)
2 sam 3:27-28

When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside within the city gate as though to speak with him privately. There he stabbed him in the abdomen, and he died in revenge for the killing of Joab's brother Asahel. Later David heard of it and said: "Before the LORD; I and my kingdom are forever innocent.

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