2 Samuel 21:17 ESV

17 But Abishai the son of Zeruiah came to his aid and attacked the Philistine and killed him. Then David's men swore to him, 1"You shall no longer go out with us to battle, lest you quench 2the lamp of Israel."

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  • a 21:8 - Two Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts Michal
  • b 21:16 - A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams
  • c 21:19 - Contrast 1 Chronicles 20:5, which may preserve the original reading