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2 Samuel 21:1 CSB

Justice for the Gibeonites

1 During David's reign there was a famine for three successive years, so David inquired of the Lord. The Lord answered, "It is because of the blood shed by Saul and his family when he killed the Gibeonites."

References for 2 Samuel 21:1

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      • a 21:2 - Jos 9:1-27
      • b 21:3 - Lit will bless
      • c 21:4 - Lit "Not for us silver and gold with
      • d 21:4 - Nm 35:31-32
      • e 21:4 - Lv 24:21-22
      • f 21:6 - Or impale, or expose
      • g 21:6 - Nm 25:4
      • h 21:6 - 1 Sm 15:34
      • i 21:6 - 1 Sm 10:24
      • j 21:7 - 1 Sm 18:3; 20:12-17; 23:18
      • k 21:8 - Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr, Tg; other Hb mss read Michal
      • l 21:8 - 1 Sm 18:19
      • m 21:9 - Or impaled, or exposed
      • n 21:9 - March-April
      • o 21:10 - April to October
      • p 21:12 - 1 Sm 31:11-13
      • q 21:13 - Or impaled, or exposed
      • r 21:14 - 2 Sm 24:25
      • s 21:16 - Or Raphah
      • t 21:16 - Lit 300 (shekels)
      • u 21:17 - 2 Sm 18:3; 1 Kg 11:36
      • v 21:18 - Or Raphah
      • w 21:19 - 1 Ch 20:5 adds the brother of
      • x 21:19 - 1 Sm 17:7
      • y 21:20 - Or Raphah
      • z 21:22 - Or Raphah
      • { 21:22 - 1 Ch 20:4-8