Best Known Translations
Other Translations

2 Samuel 21:1 NAS

Gibeonite Revenge

1 Now there was 1a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year; and 2David sought the presence of the LORD. And the LORD said, "It is for Saul and his bloody house, because * he put the Gibeonites to death."

References for 2 Samuel 21:1

Study tools for 2 Samuel 21:1

  • a 21:2 - Lit "had sworn to"
  • b 21:2 - Lit "smite"
  • c 21:5 - Lit "against us that we should be exterminated"
  • d 21:6 - Lit "expose them"
  • e 21:8 - So Gr and Heb mss
  • f 21:9 - Lit "exposed them"
  • g 21:10 - Lit "water was poured"
  • h 21:10 - Lit "gave"
  • i 21:13 - Lit "exposed"
  • j 21:16 - Heb "Raphah"
  • k 21:16 - Lit "and he was"
  • l 21:16 - Lit "said"
  • m 21:18 - Heb "Raphah"
  • n 21:19 - Lit "smote"
  • o 21:19 - In 1 Chr 20:5, "Lahmi, the brother of Goliath"
  • p 21:20 - Heb "Raphah"
  • q 21:22 - Heb "Raphah"