Red Letter. 19 Abner also spoke to lBenjamin. And all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, stood still. These were born to David in Hebron. 2 And Joab sent to # 2 Chr. 32 And they took up Asahel and buried him in the tomb of his father, which was at Bethlehem. 31 But the servants of David had struck down of Benjamin 360 of Abner's men. 2 The rich man had very many flocks and herds, 3 but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. 15 Then mDavid called one of the young men and said, “Go, execute him.” And he struck him down so that he died. Faith Comes by Hearing ESV Dramatized 2 Samuel. 2 And on the third day, behold, ba man came from Saul’s camp, cwith his clothes torn and dirt on his head. 22:10 inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah? NIV. Later there were two lines of priests; Zadok, son of Ahitub; and Ahimelech, son of Abiathar, 2 Sam 8.17. Cancel any time. And when he came to David, d ch. 6 And the young man who told him said, f“By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa, and there was Saul leaning on his spear, and behold, the chariots and the horsemen were close upon him. 9 So they cut off his head and stripped off his armor and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines, dto carry the good news eto the house of their idols and to the people. 1 Now these are the last words of David:. 19 And Asahel pursued Abner, and as he went, he turned neither to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner. 4 And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David (E)king over the house of Judah. Download the most popular Bible versions to use even when the Internet is unavailable. 18:33; Song 2:17; 8:14; Hab. The oracle of David, the son of Jesse, the oracle of the man who was raised on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, the sweet psalmist of Israel: a 2 “The Spirit of the Lord speaks by me; his word is on my tongue. Read the Bible. How long will it be before you tell your people to turn from the pursuit of their brothers?” 27 And Joab said, “As God lives, if (Q)you had not spoken, surely the men would not have given up the pursuit of their brothers until the morning.” 28 So Joab blew the trumpet, and all the men stopped and pursued Israel no more, nor did they fight anymore. 8 But (I)Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, took Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to (J)Mahanaim, 9 and he made him king over Gilead and the Ashurites and Jezreel and Ephraim and Benjamin and all Israel. My first question? 8 and brought the head of Ish-bosheth to David at Hebron. 1 - 4 ), and subsequently was accepted by the remaining tribes after the murder of Ish-Bosheth, one of Saul's surviving sons ( 5:1-5 ). 16 But her husband went with her, weeping after her all the way to jBahurim. Ask a Question. English Standard Version Update. Why should I strike you to the ground? Cite Share Print BLB Searches. 23  “Saul and Jonathan, beloved and lovely! 7 Now Saul had a concubine whose name was aRizpah, the daughter of Aiah. 25 And the people of Benjamin gathered themselves together behind Abner and became one group and took their stand on the top of a hill. How then could I lift up my face to your brother Joab?” 23 But he refused to turn aside. Bible Reader with fully formatted text and multiple versions and languages available. 17 And the battle was very fierce that day. Navigate by book, topic, passage, search and more. 2 And the Philistines overtook Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down wJonathan and xAbinadab and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul. 13 And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them at othe pool of Gibeon. 30:17-20 from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. 10 qwhen one told me, ‘Behold, Saul is dead,’ and thought he was bringing good news, rI seized him and killed him at Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news. Therefore Abner struck him (P)in the stomach with the butt of his spear, so that the spear came out at his back. 8 And he said to me, ‘Who are you?’ I answered him, ‘I am an Amalekite.’ 30 Joab returned from the pursuit of Abner. 3:19]. 26  I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan; 2 After this David einquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?” And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To fHebron.” 2 vAnd sons were born to David at Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, of wAhinoam of Jezreel; 6 While there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, Abner was making himself strong in the house of Saul. 2 Samuel 1 2 Samuel 2 (ESV) 2 Samuel 3. 12 And they mourned and wept jand fasted until evening for Saul and for Jonathan his son and for the people of the Lord and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword. Behold, Abner came to you. 33 And the king xlamented for Abner, saying, And all the people wept again over him. 2 Samuel 9. 1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned a from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. Read 2 Samuel 2 from the ESV Bible online. And when he had gathered all the people together, there were missing from David's servants nineteen men besides Asahel. Cite Share Print ... 2 Samuel 22 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 2 Samuel 6 Ish-bosheth Murdered 4 When Ish-bosheth , Saul’s son , heard that Abner had died at Hebron , f his courage failed , and all Israel was dismayed . 1 Samuel 2 English Standard Version Hannah’s Prayer 1 And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord; my horn is exalted in the Lord. 12:8; Ps. tpublish it not in the streets of Ashkelon. Paragraph. How long will it be before you tell your people to turn from the pursuit of their brothers?” 22:34; 1 Chr. 29 And Abner and his men went all that night through (R)the Arabah. And they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool. 13:39 that the king’s heart went out to Absalom. 2 After this David (A)inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?” And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To (B)Hebron.” 2 So David went up there, and (C)his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. Copy Options. But David did not know about it. 7 And when the men of Israel who were on the other side of the valley and those beyond the Jordan saw that the men of Israel had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned their cities and fled. 2 Samuel 21 David Avenges the Gibeonites. 2 And on the third day, behold, b a man came from Saul’s camp, c with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. 12:20; Ruth 3:3] Do not anoint yourself with oil, but behave like a woman who has been mourning many days for the dead. 11 nAnd the time that David was king in Hebron over ithe house of Judah was seven years and six months. The Lord has avenged my lord the king this day on Saul and on his offspring.” Therefore that place was called Helkath-hazzurim,[a] which is at Gibeon. 21 Abner said to him, “Turn aside to your right hand or to your left, and seize one of the young men and take his spoil.” But Asahel would not turn aside from following him. 2 And on the third day, behold, b ch. 20 When Abner came with twenty men to David at Hebron, David made a feast for Abner and the men who were with him. Questions. Why is it that you have sent him away, so that he is gone? 1 Now Joab the son of Zeruiah knew # ch. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. These words were fulfilled, as first Samuel, then Zadok, became faithful priests, 1 Kings 2.26-27. 29 rMay it fall upon the head of Joab and upon all his father’s house, and may the house of Joab never be without sone who has a discharge or who is tleprous or who holds a spindle or who falls by the sword or who lacks bread!” 2 Samuel David Hears of Saul’s Death. the shield of Saul, not xanointed with oil. 1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned a See 1 Sam. 2 1 After this David inquired of the Lord, "Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?" 2 After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?”And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To Hebron.” 2 So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept. 10 Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and he reigned two years. 2 In times past, when Saul was king over us, w it was you who led out and brought in Israel. 4:10 a man came from Saul's camp, c See Josh. Paragraph. 16 And each caught his opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his opponent's side, so they fell down together. David Anointed King of Judah 2. 14 And Abner said to Joab, “Let the young men arise and compete before us.” And Joab said, “Let them arise.” lest the daughters of vthe uncircumcised exult. My mouth derides my enemies, because I … ulest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice. Do you not know that the end will be bitter? Red Letter. How then could I lift up my face to your brother Joab?” 2 Samuel 22 - And David spoke to the LORD the words of this song on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. And when he came to David, dhe fell to the ground and paid homage. 18 And the pthree sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. And Joab and his men marched all night, and the day broke upon them at Hebron. David asked, ‘Where should I go?’ ‘To Hebron,’ the Lord replied.. 2 So David went up there with his two wives. For there the shield of the mighty was defiled. 4 And David said to him, e“How did it go? 13 And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them at (M)the pool of Gibeon. Last Week's Top Questions . He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. Font Size. 14 And Abner said to Joab, “Let the young men arise and compete before us.” And Joab said, “Let them arise.” 15 Then they arose and passed over by number, twelve for Benjamin and Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David. And I will do good to you because you have done this thing. 7 When they came into the house, as he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and put him to death and beheaded him. 30 So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because uhe had put their brother Asahel to death in the battle at Gibeon. 2 Samuel - ESV. “Jonathan lies slain on your high places. And he fell there and died where he was. 2 Samuel 2 English Standard Version << 2 Samuel 1 | 2 Samuel 2 | 2 Samuel 3 >> David Made King over Judah. They took his head and went by the way of mthe Arabah all night, 19 And Asahel pursued Abner, and as he went, he turned neither to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner. But Abner was not with David at Hebron, for he had sent him away, and he had gone in peace. 2 Samuel 1 2 Samuel 2 2 Samuel 3 2 Samuel 4 2 Samuel 5 2 Samuel 6 2 Samuel 7 2 Samuel 8: 2 Samuel 9 Get an Answer. 2 Samuel 2 The people anoint David as king over Israel. 4 And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David iking over the house of Judah. 12 And Abner sent messengers to David on his behalf,1 saying, “To whom does the land belong? I shall go to him, q but he will not return to me.” Make your covenant with me, and behold, my hand shall be with you to bring over all Israel to you.” And the Lord said, "There is bloodguilt on Saul and on his house, because he put the Gibeonites to death." The most popular Bible verses from the chapter 2 Samuel 2. 3 And David brought up hhis men who were with him, everyone with his household, and they lived in the towns of Hebron. And as the sun was going down they came to the hill of Ammah, which lies before Giah on the way to the wilderness of Gibeon. 22 And Abner said again to Asahel, “Turn aside from following me. 3 There was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. 10 So I stood beside him and killed him, because I was sure that he could not live after he had fallen. 3 And David brought up (D)his men who were with him, everyone with his household, and they lived in the towns of Hebron. 39 And I was gentle today, though anointed king. But David swore, saying, b“God do so to me and more also, if I taste bread or anything else ctill the sun goes down!” 6 And they came into the midst of the house as if to get wheat, and they stabbed him lin the stomach. In life and in death they were not divided; 24  “You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul. 13 And David said to the young man who told him, “Where do you come from?” And he answered, “I am the son of a sojourner, an Amalekite.” 7 And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called to me. And all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, stood still. Nathan Rebukes David. 3 hthe Beerothites fled ito Gittaim and have been sojourners there to this day). And the Lord said to him, "Go up." 3 and his second, Chileab, of wAbigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; and the third, Absalom the son of Maacah xthe daughter of Talmai king of yGeshur; KJV ... 2 Samuel 9 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 8 The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa. 2 Samuel 2. And yet you charge me today with a fault concerning a woman. 11 (K)And the time that David was king in Hebron over (L)the house of Judah was seven years and six months. David also took the men who were with him, each with his family, and they settled in Hebron and its towns. 24 Then Joab went to the king and said, “What have you done? 31 Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, v“Tear your clothes and wput on sackcloth and mourn before Abner.” And King David followed the bier. 5 And when his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell upon his sword and died with him. 12 Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon. 21 And Abner said to David, “I will arise and go and mwill gather all Israel to my lord the king, that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may nreign over all that your heart desires.” So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace. 26 Then Abner called to Joab, “Shall the sword devour forever? After the death of Saul, many went to David at Ziklag, 1 Chronicles 12:22, but he trusted in God who promised him the kingdom, to give it in his own time and manner. 23 But now he is dead. Vink de hoofdstukken af die je gelezen hebt, als je meedoet met ons persoonlijke bijbelleesrooster. 5 Then David said to the young man who told him, “How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?” 14:4 he fell to the ground and paid homage. 15 Then they arose and passed over by number, twelve for Benjamin and Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David. 24 But Joab and Abishai pursued Abner. 16 And David said to him, n“Your blood be on your head, for your own mouth has testified against you, saying, ‘I have killed othe Lord’s anointed.’”. 4 zThen Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it, lest these auncircumcised come and thrust me through, and mistreat me.” But his armor-bearer would not, bfor he feared greatly. The Lord said to him, ‘Go up.’. 38 And the king said to his servants, “Do you not know that a prince and a great man has fallen this day in Israel? 31:11-13 “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” 5 David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, # See Ruth 2:20 “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. 13 And he said, “Good; I will make a covenant with you. 11 And Ish-bosheth could not answer Abner another word, because he feared him. Abiathar was in the line of Eli. Why should I strike you to the ground? 7:6 with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. bwho put ornaments of gold on your apparel. 2 Samuel David Hears of Saul's Death 1. 9 dGod do so to Abner and more also, if I do not accomplish for David ewhat the Lord has sworn to him, The Lord God had told him to live there. Can I bring him back again? And I answered, ‘Here I am.’ When they told David, j“It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” Search the Bible. Do you not know that the end will be bitter? 31 uNow the Philistines were fighting against Israel, and the men of Israel fled before the Philistines and fell slain von Mount Gilboa. And then Abner went to tell David at Hebron all that Israel and the whole house of Benjamin thought good to do. Why do we pray to God? Now Asahel was (O)as swift of foot as a wild gazelle. Font Size. Read chapter 2 Samuel 2 online. And David brought up his men who were with him, each one with his household, and they dwelt in the towns of Hebron. Recent Questions . De populairste bijbelteksten uit het bijbelboek 2 Samuel. 27 And when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the midst of the gate to speak with him privately, pand there he struck him qin the stomach, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother. Then Abner said to him, “Go, return.” And he returned. But the house of Judah followed David. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 14 David said to him, “How is it you were not kafraid to put out your hand to destroy lthe Lord’s anointed?” And the Lord said to you, x 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.'" 2 Samuel 2 English Standard Version (ESV) David Anointed King of Judah. 18 Now then bring it about, kfor the Lord has promised David, saying, ‘By the hand of my servant David I will save my people Israel from the hand of the Philistines, and from the hand of all their enemies.’” And Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. Commentary on 2 Samuel 2:1-7. 3 yThe battle pressed hard against Saul, and the archers found him, and he was badly wounded by the archers. 1 Then all the tribes of Israel u came to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, v we are your bone and flesh. The ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 1-2 Samuel pairs the entirety of the books of 1-2 Samuel with a lightly dotted blank page opposite each page of Bible text and hand-lettered illustrations interspersed throughout - providing space to creatively engage with and reflect on the Word of God. David Anointed King of Judah. 28 Afterward, when David heard of it, he said, “I and my kingdom are forever guiltless before the Lord for the blood of Abner the son of Ner. 1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned afrom striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan kcame from Jezreel, and his nurse took him up and fled, and as she fled in her haste, he fell and became lame. 8 Then Abner was very angry over the words of Ish-bosheth and said, “Am I ca dog’s head of Judah? 31 But the servants of David had struck down of Benjamin 360 of Abner’s men. Therefore that place was called Helkath-hazzurim,1 which is at Gibeon. 2 Samuel 5 David Anointed King of Israel. But one thing I require of you; that is, gyou shall not see my face unless you first bring hMichal, Saul’s daughter, when you come to see my face.” 22 Just then the servants of David arrived with Joab from a raid, bringing much spoil with them. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 2 Samuel 1-24 - The Bible from 30,000 Feet - Skip Heitzig - Flight 2SAM1 - Duration: 1:07:25. They crossed the Jordan, and marching the whole morning, they came to uMahanaim. 10 Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and he reigned two years. Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? 2 Now Saul’s son had two men who were captains of raiding bands; the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab, sons of Rimmon a man of Benjamin from Beeroth (gfor Beeroth also is counted part of Benjamin; To this day I keep showing steadfast love to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends, and have not given you into the hand of David. 4 When Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, heard that Abner had died at Hebron, fhis courage failed, and all Israel was dismayed. They were Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, Nabal's widow from Carmel. When they told David, # 1 Sam. They crossed the Jordan, and marching the whole morning, they came to (S)Mahanaim. When they told David, (F)“It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” 5 David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, (G)“May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. 9 and he made him king over Gilead and the Ashurites and Jezreel and Ephraim and Benjamin and all Israel. 11 iBut when the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, 9 But David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, o“As the Lord lives, pwho has redeemed my life out of every adversity, And I will do good to you because you have done this thing. 29 And Abner and his men went all that night through tthe Arabah. And they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool. David was initially acclaimed king at Hebron by the tribe of Judah (chs. 2 Samuel 9 - And David said, "Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?" ESV Expository Commentary: 1 Samuel–2 Chronicles Volume 3 Series edited by Iain M. Duguid , James M. Hamilton Jr. , Jay Sklar , Contributions by John L. Mackay , J. Gary Millar, John Olley Calvary Church with Skip Heitzig 11,354 views 17 And Abner conferred with the elders of Israel, saying, “For some time past you have been seeking David as king over you. But the house of Judah followed David. 37 So all the people and all Israel understood that day that it had not been the king’s will to put to death Abner the son of Ner. 2 So David went up there, and ghis two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. 1 After this David e See 1 Sam. 12 And David commanded his young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them beside the pool at Hebron. 32 And they took up Asahel and buried him in the tomb of his father, which was at Bethlehem. 7 Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant, for Saul your lord is dead, and ithe house of Judah has anointed me king over them.”. 4 jJonathan, the son of Saul, had a son who was crippled in his feet. 2 Samuel 9:1–11:27 David’s Kindness to Mephibosheth 9 And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may i show him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” 2 Now there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was j Ziba, and they called him to David. 23 But he refused to turn aside. 22 And Abner said again to Asahel, “Turn aside from following me. 5 David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, k“May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. And Joab and his men marched all night, and the day broke upon them at Hebron. 26 Then Abner called to Joab, “Shall the sword devour forever? And the Philistines came and lived in them. 5 and the sixth, Ithream, of Eglah, David’s wife. And David z sought the face of the Lord. And Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David. Chapters 2-4 cover the 7½ years during which David was king at Hebron. And Ish-bosheth said to Abner, b“Why have you gone in to my father’s concubine?” 23 When Joab and all the army that was with him came, it was told Joab, “Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he has let him go, and he has gone in peace.” Verse. # [ch. David said, "To which shall I go up?" 8 But lAbner the son of Ner, commander of Saul’s army, took Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to mMahanaim, ESV Scripture Journal: 1–2 Samuel positions the full text of the books of 1–2 Samuel opposite lightly lined blank pages for recording notes and prayers—a great resource for personal Bible reading and reflection, group Bible studies, or sermon notes. 35 Then all the people came ato persuade David to eat bread while it was yet day. The most popular Bible verses from 2 Samuel Found 695 Verses 2 Samuel 2:3 Bible Rank: 1,148. 16 And each caught his opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his opponent’s side, so they fell down together. 6 Now may the Lord show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. 7 Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant, for Saul your lord is dead, and (H)the house of Judah has anointed me king over them.”. And when he came to David, d he fell to the ground and paid homage. Copy Options. 1 After some time, David asked the Lord, ‘Should I go up to any town in Judah?’. ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown), ESV Scripture Journal, Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes, ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather, Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black). 9 And he said to me, g‘Stand beside me and kill me, for anguish has seized me, and yet my life still lingers.’ 12 Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon. 5 Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, set out, and about the heat of the day they came to the house of Ish-bosheth as he was taking his noonday rest. The Battle of Gibeon 12 Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon. 11 How much more, when wicked men have killed a righteous man in his own house on his bed, shall I not now srequire his blood at your hand and destroy you from the earth?” The decay in the house of Eli is so much graver as the priesthood is concerned also which ought to be the medium between God and the people. ... 2 Samuel - ESV & NIV Lees dit bijbelboek online, klik hier om te lezen. And as the sun was going down they came to the hill of Ammah, which lies before Giah on the way to the wilderness of Gibeon. Therefore Abner struck him rin the stomach with the butt of his spear, so that the spear came out at his back. Then Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.1 25 You know that Abner the son of Ner came to deceive you and to know oyour going out and your coming in, and to know all that you are doing.”. 10 fThey put his armor in the temple of gAshtaroth, and they fastened his body to the wall of hBeth-shan. The Last Words of David. And he said, "To Hebron." 25 And the people of Benjamin gathered themselves together behind Abner and became one group and took their stand on the top of a hill. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 3 David said to him, “Where do you come from?” And he said to him, “I have escaped from the camp of Israel.” dThese men, the sons of Zeruiah, are more severe than I. eThe Lord repay the evildoer according to his wickedness!”. English Standard Version Update. Therefore Saul took his own sword cand fell upon it. 2 Samuel depicts David as a true (though imperfect) representative of the ideal theocratic king. And when he had gathered all the people together, there were missing from David’s servants nineteen men besides Asahel. 26 When Joab came out from David’s presence, he sent messengers after Abner, and they brought him back from the cistern of Sirah. 32 They buried Abner at Hebron. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 6 Now may the Lord show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. Abner and the army of Ishbosheth lost 360 men to 20 in the army of David. David's Kindness to Mephibosheth. 6 Thus Saul died, and his three sons, and his armor-bearer, and all his men, on the same day together. Ask Us! Need some help understanding theology? Under Eli and his sons (1 Samuel 2:22-25; 1 Samuel 4:17-18) and also under the two sons of Samuel (1 Samuel 8:1-2) the office of the judge crumbles into pieces. 11 [n] 2 Samuel 5:5; 1 Kings 2:11 And the time that David was king in Hebron over [i] [See 2 Samuel 2:4 above] the house of Judah was seven years and six months. 18 And the (N)three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. (Read 2 Samuel 2:1-7.) ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 1–2 Samuel: English Standard (9781433569258): Free Delivery when you spend £10 at Eden.co.uk 6 Now may the Lord show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. 17 And the battle was very fierce that day. 1 Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year. And his name was Mephibosheth. 30 Joab returned from the pursuit of Abner. Now Asahel was qas swift of foot as a wild gazelle. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Yet assurance of hope in God's promise, will quicken pious endeavours. And they said to the king, “Here is the head of Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul, your enemy, nwho sought your life. 13 And they took their bones land buried them under mthe tamarisk tree in Jabesh and nfasted seven days. English Standard Version (ESV), [ch. 20 Then Abner looked behind him and said, “Is it you, Asahel?” And he answered, “It is I.” 21 Abner said to him, “Turn aside to your right hand or to your left, and seize one of the young men and take his spoil.” But Asahel would not turn aside from following him. 14 Then David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, saying, “Give me my wife Michal, ifor whom I paid the bridal price of a hundred foreskins of the Philistines.” 24 But Joab and Abishai pursued Abner. 17 And David plamented with this lamentation over Saul and Jonathan his son, 11:6; 20:20; Amos 1:1 Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, “Pretend to be a mourner and put on mourning garments. 10 to transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, ffrom Dan to Beersheba.” Verse. 1 And the Lord sent Nathan to David. 27 And Joab said, “As God lives, if syou had not spoken, surely the men would not have given up the pursuit of their brothers until the morning.” He was king over the tribe of Judah, see 1 Sam 30.26, and 1.18, which refer only to Judah. hAnd I took the crown that was on his head and the armlet that was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord.”, 11 Then David took hold of his clothes and itore them, and so did all the men who were with him. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it tin the tomb of Abner at Hebron. 2:1 After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?”And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To Hebron.” 2 So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. There were missing of David’s servants nineteen men and Asahel: 2 Samuel 2:17 told us Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David, but this passage shows us just how badly they were beaten. 15 And Ish-bosheth sent and took her from her husband Paltiel the son of Laish. and the sword of Saul returned not empty. 28 So Joab blew the trumpet, and all the men stopped and pursued Israel no more, nor did they fight anymore. 12 jall the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan, and they came to Jabesh kand burned them there. 20 Then Abner looked behind him and said, “Is it you, Asahel?” And he answered, “It is I.” Tell me.” And he answered, “The people fled from the battle, and also many of the people have fallen and are dead, and Saul and his son Jonathan are also dead.” b. 18 and he said it1 should be taught to the people of Judah; behold, it is written in qthe Book of Jashar.2 He said: 19  “Your glory, O Israel, is slain on your high places! And David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul became weaker and weaker. Why should I fast? 4 and the fourth, zAdonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital; 36 And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them, as everything that the king did pleased all the people. And he fell there and died where he was.