2 Samuel 23:1 GNT

1 David son of Jesse was the man whom God made great, whom the God of Jacob chose to be king, and who was the composer of beautiful songs for Israel. These are David's last words:

Study tools for 2 Samuel 23:1

  • a 23:7 - [Verses 6-7 in Hebrew are unclear.]
  • b 23:8 - [One ancient translation] "The Three"; [Hebrew] the third.
  • c 23:8 - [Probable text (see 1 Ch 11.11)] he fought with his spear; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • d 23:13 - [Probable text] Near the beginning of harvest time; [Hebrew unclear.]
  • e 23:18 - [One ancient translation] "The Thirty"; [Hebrew] "The Three."
  • f 23:19 - [Probable text] "The Thirty"; [Hebrew] "The Three."
  • g 23:22 - [Probable text] "The Thirty"; [Hebrew] "The Three."