2 Samuel 21:17

Overview - 2 Samuel 21
The three years' famine for the Gibeonites ceases, by hanging seven of Saul's sons.
10 Rizpah's kindness unto the dead.
12 David buries the bones of Saul and Jonathan in his father's sepulchre.
15 Four battles against the Philistines, wherein four valiants of David slay four giants.
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2 Samuel 21:17  (King James Version)
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David sware unto him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the light of Israel.
 


Abishai
20:6-10

succoured
22:19 Psalms 46:1 ; 144:10

Thou shalt
18:3

quench
14:7 1 Kings 11:36 ; 15:4 Psalms 132:17 ; John 1:8 John 1:9 ; 5:35

light
Hebrew candle, or lamp.
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