Meanwhile, Abner1 son of Ner, the commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-Bosheth2 son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim.3
References for 2 Samuel 2:8
He made him king over Gilead,4 Ashuri5 and Jezreel, and also over Ephraim, Benjamin and all Israel.6
References for 2 Samuel 2:9
Ish-Bosheth son of Saul was forty years old when he became king over Israel, and he reigned two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David.