2 Samuel 21:1 NIV

The Gibeonites Avenged

1 During the reign of David, there was a famine for three successive years; so David sought the face of the LORD. The LORD said, “It is on account of Saul and his blood-stained house; it is because he put the Gibeonites to death.”

References for 2 Samuel 21:1

Study tools for 2 Samuel 21:1

  • a 21:8 - Two Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Samuel 18:19); most Hebrew and Septuagint manuscripts "Michal"
  • b 21:16 - That is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms
  • c 21:19 - See 1 Chron. 20:5; Hebrew "Jaare-Oregim" .
  • d 21:19 - See 1 Chron. 20:5; Hebrew does not have "the brother of" .