2 Samuel 17:25

25 Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the son of Jether,a an Ishmaeliteb who had married Abigailc , the daughter of Nahash and sister of Zeruiah the mother of Joab.

Read 2 Samuel 17:25 Using Other Translations

And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.
Now Absalom had set Amasa over the army instead of Joab. Amasa was the son of a man named Ithra the Ishmaelite, who had married Abigal the daughter of Nahash, sister of Zeruiah, Joab's mother.
Absalom had appointed Amasa as commander of his army, replacing Joab, who had been commander under David. (Amasa was Joab’s cousin. His father was Jether, an Ishmaelite. His mother, Abigail daughter of Nahash, was the sister of Joab’s mother, Zeruiah.)
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