2 Samuel 2:18

Overview - 2 Samuel 2
David, by God's direction, with his company goes up to Hebron, where he is made king of Judah.
He commends them of Jabesh-gilead for their kindness to Saul.
Abner makes Ishbosheth king of Israel.
12 A mortal skirmish between twelve of Abner's and twelve of Joab's men.
18 Asahel is slain.
25 At Abner's motion, Joab sounds a retreat.
32 Asahel's burial.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Samuel 2:18  (King James Version)
And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.
 


three
1 Chronicles 2:15 1 Chronicles 2:16 ; 11:26

was as light
1:23 1 Chronicles 12:8 ; Psalms 147:10 Psalms 147:11 ; Ecclesiastes 9:11 ; Amos 2:14

foot
Hebrew his feet. a wild roe. Hebrew one of the roes that
is in the field.
Psalms 18:33 ; Solomon 2:17 ; 8:14 Habakkuk 3:19

The word {tzevee,} rather denotes the gazelle or antelope
(See note on Deuteronomy 15:22 .)
Read 2 Samuel 2:18