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2 Samuel 21:17 NIV

17 But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to David’s rescue; he struck the Philistine down and killed him. Then David’s men swore to him, saying, “Never again will you go out with us to battle, so that the lamp of Israel will not be extinguished.”

References for 2 Samuel 21:17

Study tools for 2 Samuel 21:17

  • 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" .