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2 Samuel 23:17 NIV

17 “Far be it from me, LORD, to do this!” he said. “Is it not the blood of men who went at the risk of their lives?” And David would not drink it. Such were the exploits of the three mighty warriors.

References for 2 Samuel 23:17

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  • a 23:8 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts suggest "Ish-Bosheth," that is, "Esh-Baal" (see also 1 Chron. 11:11 "Jashobeam" ).
  • b 23:8 - Probably a variant of "Hakmonite" (see 1 Chron. 11:11)
  • c 23:8 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:11); Hebrew and other Septuagint manuscripts "Three; it was Adino the Eznite who killed eight hundred men"
  • d 23:9 - See 1 Chron. 11:13; Hebrew "gathered there" .
  • e 23:18 - Most Hebrew manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:20); two Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac "Thirty"
  • f 23:27 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 21:18; 1 Chron. 11:29); Hebrew "Mebunnai"
  • g 23:29 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also 1 Chron. 11:30); most Hebrew manuscripts "Heleb"
  • h 23:30 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:32) "Hurai"
  • i 23:33 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:34); Hebrew does not have "son of."
  • j 23:33 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:35) "Sakar"
  • k 23:36 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:38); Hebrew "Haggadi"