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2 Samuel 21:17 CEB

17 But Zeruiah's son Abishai came to David's aid, striking the Philistine down and killing him. Then David's men swore a solemn pledge to him: "You will never march out to battle with us again! You must not snuff out Israel's lamp!"

Study tools for 2 Samuel 21:17

  • a 21:4 - LXXL, OL; MT <i>What are you saying?</i>
  • b 21:5 - LXXB; MT <i>annihilated us</i>
  • c 21:6 - Correction; cf LXX and 21:9; MT <i>at Gibeah of Saul, the LORD’s chosen one</i>
  • d 21:8 - LXXLN; MT <i>Michal</i> (but cf 2 Sam 6:23)
  • e 21:16 - Or <i>giants</i>; also in 21:18, 20, 22
  • f 21:16 - LXX <i>Joash’s son Dodo, a descendant of the Raphah</i> (see previous note), <i>captured David.</i>
  • g 21:19 - See 1 Chron 20:5, LXXLMN (cf 2 Sam 23:24); Heb <i>Jaare-oregim</i>.
  • h 21:20 - See 1 Chron 20:6; MT <i>a Midianite</i> or <i>a combative man</i>.