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2 Samuel 21:2 NIV

2 The king summoned the Gibeonites and spoke to them. (Now the Gibeonites were not a part of Israel but were survivors of the Amorites; the Israelites had sworn to spare them, but Saul in his zeal for Israel and Judah had tried to annihilate them.)

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  • 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" .