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2 Samuel 5:8 NIV

8 On that day David had said, “Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those ‘lame and blind’ who are David’s enemies.a ” That is why they say, “The ‘blind and lame’ will not enter the palace.”

References for 2 Samuel 5:8

    • f 5:8 - Or "are hated by David"

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      • a 5:8 - Or "are hated by David"
      • b 5:9 - Or "the Millo"
      • c 5:20 - "Baal Perazim" means "the lord who breaks out."
      • d 5:25 - Septuagint (see also 1 Chron. 14:16); Hebrew "Geba"