1 Samuel 25:43
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New International Version
David had also married Ahinoam of Jezreel, and they both were his wives.

King James Bible
David also took Ahinoam of Jezreel; and they were also both of them his wives.

Darby Bible Translation
David had also taken Ahinoam of Jizreel; and they became, even both of them, his wives.

World English Bible
David also took Ahinoam of Jezreel; and they both became his wives.

Young's Literal Translation
And Ahinoam hath David taken from Jezreel, and they are -- even both of them -- to him for wives;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

David also took Ahinoam - Many think that this was his wife before he took Abigail; she is always mentioned first in the list of his wives, and she was the mother of his eldest son Ammon.

Of Jezreel - There were two places of this name; one in the tribe of Issachar, the other in the tribe of Judah.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Joshua 15:56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,

2 Samuel 3:2 And to David were sons born in Hebron: and his firstborn was Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;


Genesis 2:24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall join to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Matthew 19:5,8 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall join to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh...

his wives

1 Samuel 27:3 And David dwelled with Achish at Gath, he and his men, every man with his household, even David with his two wives...

1 Samuel 30:5 And David's two wives were taken captives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite.

2 Samuel 5:13-16 And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron...

If Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
THE Parables of the Ten Virgins' and of the Unfaithful Servant' close with a Discourse on the Last Things,' the final Judgment, and the fate of those Christ's Righ Hand and at His Left (St. Matt. xxv. 31-46). This final Judgment by our Lord forms a fundamental article in the Creed of the Church. It is the Christ Who comes, accompanied by the Angelic Host, and sits down on the throne of His Glory, when all nations are gathered before Him. Then the final separation is made, and joy or sorrow awarded
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Joshua 15:56
Jezreel, Jokdeam, Zanoah,

1 Samuel 27:3
David and his men settled in Gath with Achish. Each man had his family with him, and David had his two wives: Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, the widow of Nabal.

1 Samuel 30:5
David's two wives had been captured--Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.

2 Samuel 2:2
So David went up there with his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.

2 Samuel 3:2
Sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;

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