King James Version
And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea the brother of David slew him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he defied Israel; but Jonathan the son of Shimea David's brother smote him.
World English Bible
When he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David's brother, killed him.
Young's Literal Translation
and he reproacheth Israel, and smite him doth Jonathan son of Shimeah, brother of David;
2 Samuel 21:21 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
defied: or, reproached
Shimea: also called, Shammah
And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimeah the brother of David slew him.2 Samuel 21:21 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book 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
1 Samuel 17:10
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.
2 Samuel 21:20
And there was yet a battle in Gath, where was a man of great stature, that had on every hand six fingers, and on every foot six toes, four and twenty in number; and he also was born to the giant.
2 Samuel 21:22
These four were born to the giant in Gath, and fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.
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