2 Samuel 21:12 NIV

12 he went and took the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from the citizens of Jabesh Gilead. (They had stolen their bodies from the public square at Beth Shan, where the Philistines had hung them after they struck Saul down on Gilboa.)

References for 2 Samuel 21:12

Study tools for 2 Samuel 21:12

  • 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" .