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 2 Samuel 21:1 - 14
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   Book of 2 Samuel
   Chapter 21
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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During the reign of David, there was a famine for three successive years; so David sought the face of the LORD. The LORD said, "It is on account of Saul and his blood-stained house; it is because he put the Gibeonites to death."
 
21:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The king summoned the Gibeonites and spoke to them. (Now the Gibeonites were not a part of Israel but were survivors of the Amorites; the Israelites had sworn to [spare] them, but Saul in his zeal for Israel and Judah had tried to annihilate them.)
 
21:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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David asked the Gibeonites, "What shall I do for you? How shall I make amends so that you will bless the LORD's inheritance?"
 
21:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Gibeonites answered him, "We have no right to demand silver or gold from Saul or his family, nor do we have the right to put anyone in Israel to death." "What do you want me to do for you?" David asked.
 
21:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They answered the king, "As for the man who destroyed us and plotted against us so that we have been decimated and have no place anywhere in Israel,
 
21:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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let seven of his male descendants be given to us to be killed and exposed before the LORD at Gibeah of Saul - the Lord's chosen one." So the king said, "I will give them to you."
 
21:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king spared Mephibosheth son of Jonathan, the son of Saul, because of the oath before the LORD between David and Jonathan son of Saul.
 
21:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But the king took Armoni and Mephibosheth, the two sons of Aiah's daughter Rizpah, whom she had borne to Saul, together with the five sons of Saul's daughter Merab, F64 whom she had borne to Adriel son of Barzillai the Meholathite.
 
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He handed them over to the Gibeonites, who killed and exposed them on a hill before the LORD. All seven of them fell together; they were put to death during the first days of the harvest, just as the barley harvest was beginning.
 
21:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Rizpah daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on a rock. From the beginning of the harvest till the rain poured down from the heavens on the bodies, she did not let the birds of the air touch them by day or the wild animals by night.
 
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When David was told what Aiah's daughter Rizpah, Saul's concubine, had done,
 
21:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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he went and took the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from the citizens of Jabesh Gilead. (They had taken them secretly from the public square at Beth Shan, where the Philistines had hung them after they struck Saul down on Gilboa.)
 
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
David brought the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from there, and the bones of those who had been killed and exposed were gathered up.
 
21:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan in the tomb of Saul's father Kish, at Zela in Benjamin, and did everything the king commanded. After that, God answered prayer in behalf of the land.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F64 Two Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Samuel 18:19); most Hebrew and Septuagint manuscripts Michal

 
 

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