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1 Kings 2:26 NLT

26 Then the king said to Abiathar the priest, “Go back to your home in Anathoth. You deserve to die, but I will not kill you now, because you carried the Ark of the Sovereign LORD for David my father and you shared all his hardships.”

Study tools for 1 Kings 2:26

  • a 2:5 - Or He murdered them during a time of peace as revenge for deaths they had caused in time of war.
  • b 2:5 - As in some Greek and Old Latin manuscripts; Hebrew reads with the blood of war.
  • c 2:6 - Hebrew don’t let his white head go down to Sheol in peace.
  • d 2:9 - Hebrew how to bring his white head down to Sheol in blood.
  • e 2:32 - Hebrew will return his blood on his own head.