8 He said that day, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites must go through the water shaft to reach the lame and the blind who are despised by David."a For this reason it is said, "The blind and the lame will never enter the house."b

References for 2 Samuel 5:8

    • f 5:8 - Alt Hb tradition, LXX, Tg, Syr read who despise David
    • g 5:8 - Or temple, or palace