King James Version
And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
World English Bible
Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abigail hath borne Amasa, and the father of Amasa is Jether the Ishmeelite.
1 Chronicles 2:17 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
Jether...: also called, Ithra an Israelite
And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.1 Chronicles 2:17 Parallel Commentaries
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Samuel 17:25
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.
1 Chronicles 2:16
Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.
1 Chronicles 2:18
And Caleb the son of Hezron begat children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth: her sons are these; Jesher, and Shobab, and Ardon.
1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.
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