Israel’s King Ishbosheth

8 Meanwhile, Abner, Ner's son, the commander of Saul's army, had taken Ishbosheth, Saul's son, and brought him over to Mahanaim.

References for 2 Samuel 2:8

    • 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>.