2 Samuel 23:1 NLT

1 These are the last words of David: “David, the son of Jesse, speaks— David, the man who was raised up so high, David, the man anointed by the God of Jacob, David, the sweet psalmist of Israel.

References for 2 Samuel 23:1

    • a 23:1 - Or the favorite subject of the songs of Israel; or the favorite of the Strong One of Israel.

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      • a 23:1 - Or the favorite subject of the songs of Israel; or the favorite of the Strong One of Israel.
      • b 23:8 - As in parallel text at 1 Chr 11:11 ; Hebrew reads Josheb-basshebeth the Tahkemonite.
      • c 23:8 - As in Greek and Latin versions (see also 1 Chr 11:11 ); the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • d 23:8 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 1 Chr 11:11 ); the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain, though it might be rendered the Three. It was Adino the Eznite who killed 800 men at one time.
      • e 23:12 - Hebrew he.
      • f 23:17 - Hebrew Shall I drink the blood of these men?
      • g 23:18 - As in a few Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac version; most Hebrew manuscripts read the Three.
      • h 23:19 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads the Three.
      • i 23:20 - Or son of Jehoiada, son of Ish-hai.
      • j 23:20 - Hebrew two of Ariel.
      • k 23:26 - As in parallel text at 1 Chr 11:27 (see also 1 Chr 27:10 ); Hebrew reads from Palti.
      • l 23:27 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 1 Chr 11:29 ); Hebrew reads Mebunnai.
      • m 23:29 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts (see also 1 Chr 11:30 ); most Hebrew manuscripts read Heleb.
      • n 23:29 - As in parallel text at 1 Chr 11:31 ; Hebrew reads Ittai.
      • o 23:30 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 1 Chr 11:32 ); Hebrew reads Hiddai.
      • p 23:30 - Or from the ravines of Gaash.
      • q 23:33 - As in parallel text at 1 Chr 11:34 ; Hebrew reads Jonathan, Shammah; some Greek manuscripts read Jonathan son of Shammah.