2 Samuel 2:10 CEB

10 Saul's son Ishbosheth was 40 years old when he became king over Israel, and he ruled for two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David.

Study tools for 2 Samuel 2:10

  • a 2:8 - Ishbosheth means <i>man of shame; shame</i> (Heb <i>bosheth</i>) may be a deliberate alteration from <i>Baal</i> (cf Esh-baal, <i>man of Baal</i> in 1 Chron 8:33; 9:39; see also 2 Sam 4:4); one manuscript of LXX L reads <i>Ishbaal</i>.
  • b 2:9 - Syr, Vulg; MT <i>Ashurites</i> or <i>Assyrians;</i> cf Tg, LXX L, Judg 1:32 <i>Asherites</i>
  • c 2:14 - Or <i>come forward and play</i> or <i>compete</i>
  • d 2:16 - Heb lacks <i>stuck</i>.
  • e 2:16 - Heb <i>Helkath-hazzurim</i>
  • f 2:28 - Heb <i>shofar</i>
  • g 2:29 - Heb uncertain