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 2 Samuel 3:6 - 21
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   Book of 2 Samuel
   Chapter 3
3:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
During the war between the house of Saul and the house of David, Abner had been strengthening his own position in the house of Saul.
 
3:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now Saul had had a concubine named Rizpah daughter of Aiah. And Ish-Bosheth said to Abner, "Why did you sleep with my father's concubine?"
 
3:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said and he answered, "Am I a dog's head - on Judah's side? This very day I am loyal to the house of your father Saul and to his family and friends. I haven't handed you over to David. Yet now you accuse me of an offense involving this woman!
 
3:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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May God deal with Abner, be it ever so severely, if I do not do for David what the LORD promised him on oath
 
3:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and establish David's throne over Israel and Judah from Dan to Beersheba."
 
3:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Ish-Bosheth did not dare to say another word to Abner, because he was afraid of him.
 
3:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Abner sent messengers on his behalf to say to David, "Whose land is it? Make an agreement with me, and I will help you bring all Israel over to you."
 
3:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Good," said David. "I will make an agreement with you. But I demand one thing of you: Do not come into my presence unless you bring Michal daughter of Saul when you come to see me."
 
3:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then David sent messengers to Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, demanding, "Give me my wife Michal, whom I betrothed to myself for the price of a hundred Philistine foreskins."
 
3:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Ish-Bosheth gave orders and had her taken away from her husband Paltiel son of Laish.
 
3:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Her husband, however, went with her, weeping behind her all the way to Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go back home!" So he went back.
 
3:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Abner conferred with the elders of Israel and said, "For some time you have wanted to make David your king.
 
3:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now do it! For the LORD promised David, 'By my servant David I will rescue my people Israel from the hand of the Philistines and from the hand of all their enemies.'"
 
3:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abner also spoke to the Benjamites in person. Then he went to Hebron to tell David everything that Israel and the whole house of Benjamin wanted to do.
 
3:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Abner, who had twenty men with him, came to David at Hebron, David prepared a feast for him and his men.
 
3:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Abner said to David, "Let me go at once and assemble all Israel for my lord the king, so that they may make a compact with you, and that you may rule over all that your heart desires." So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace.
 
 

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