1 Chronicles 2:17
New International Version
Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

New Living Translation
Abigail married a man named Jether, an Ishmaelite, and they had a son named Amasa.

English Standard Version
Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Berean Study Bible
Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

King James Bible
And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.

New King James Version
Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

New American Standard Bible
Abigail gave birth to Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

NASB 1995
Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

NASB 1977
And Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Amplified Bible
Abigail gave birth to Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Christian Standard Bible
Amasa’s mother was Abigail, and his father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Amasa's mother was Abigail, and his father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

American Standard Version
And Abigail bare Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abigal gave birth to Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Yathar.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abigaia bore Amessab: and the father of Amessab was Jothor the Ismaelite.

Contemporary English Version
Abigail's husband was Jether, who was a descendant of Ishmael, and their son was Amasa.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ismahelite.

English Revised Version
And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Good News Translation
His other daughter Abigail married Jether, a descendant of Ishmael, and they had a son named Amasa.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether, a descendant of Ishmael.

International Standard Version
Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Literal Standard Version
And Abigail has borne Amasa, and the father of Amasa [is] Jether the Ishmaelite.

NET Bible
Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

New Heart English Bible
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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sons of Israel
16Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And the three sons of Zeruiah were Abishai, Joab, and Asahel. 17Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite. 18Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah and by Jerioth. These were the sons of Azubah: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:25
Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the son of a man named Ithra, the Ishmaelite who had married Abigail, the daughter of Nahash and sister of Zeruiah the mother of Joab.

1 Chronicles 2:16
Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And the three sons of Zeruiah were Abishai, Joab, and Asahel.

1 Chronicles 2:18
Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah and by Jerioth. These were the sons of Azubah: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.

1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, the chief of the Thirty, and he said: "We are yours, O David! We are with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, and peace to your helpers, for your God helps you." So David received them and made them leaders of his troops.


Treasury of Scripture

And Abigail bore Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.

Amasa.

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.

2 Samuel 19:13
And say ye to Amasa, Art thou not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou be not captain of the host before me continually in the room of Joab.

2 Samuel 20:4-12
Then said the king to Amasa, Assemble me the men of Judah within three days, and be thou here present…

Jether.

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.

Ithra an Israelite.

Ishmeelite.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Abigail
וַאֲבִיגַ֕יִל (wa·’ă·ḇî·ḡa·yil)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 26: Abigail -- 'my father is joy', two Israelite women

was the mother
יָלְדָ֖ה (yā·lə·ḏāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

of Amasa,
עֲמָשָׂ֑א (‘ă·mā·śā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6021: Amasa -- two Israelites

whose
עֲמָשָׂ֔א (‘ă·mā·śā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6021: Amasa -- two Israelites

father
וַאֲבִ֣י (wa·’ă·ḇî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1: Father

was Jether
יֶ֖תֶר (ye·ṯer)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3500: Jether -- Moses' father-in-law, also the name of several Israelites

the Ishmaelite.
הַיִּשְׁמְעֵאלִֽי׃ (hay·yiš·mə·‘ê·lî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3459: Ishmaelites -- descendant of Ishmael


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