2 Samuel 3:6
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New Living Translation
As the war between the house of Saul and the house of David went on, Abner became a powerful leader among those loyal to Saul.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong for the house of Saul.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong for the house of Saul.

World English Bible
It happened, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong in the house of Saul.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, in the war being between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner hath been strengthening himself in the house of Saul,

2 Samuel 3:6 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:6 Strong - He used all his endeavours to support Saul's house: which is mentioned, to shew the reason of his deep resentment of the following aspersion.

2 Samuel 3:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 2:8
But Abner son of Ner, the commander of Saul's army, had already gone to Mahanaim with Saul's son Ishbosheth.

2 Samuel 2:9
There he proclaimed Ishbosheth king over Gilead, Jezreel, Ephraim, Benjamin, the land of the Ashurites, and all the rest of Israel.

2 Samuel 3:5
The sixth was Ithream, whose mother was Eglah, David's wife. These sons were all born to David in Hebron.

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