1 Chronicles 2:17
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New International Version
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.

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
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Jether the Ishmeelite - "They called him Jether, because he girded himself with his sword, that he might assist David with the Arabians, when Abner was endeavoring to destroy David and the whole race of Jesse, as being unfit to enter into the congregation of the Lord, on account of Ruth the Moabitess." - T.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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...

2 Samuel 19:13 And say you to Amasa, Are you not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also...

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

1 Kings 2:5,32 Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel...

Jether. Jether is essentially the same with Ithra, the latter only having the addition of an {aleph,} and it is probable, that he was an Ishmaelite by birth but an Israelite by religion.

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...

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Ithra an Israelite.

Ishmeelite., a descendant of Ishmael.

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Canaan
Canaan was the inheritance which the Israelites won for themselves by the sword. Their ancestors had already settled in it in patriarchal days. Abraham "the Hebrew" from Babylonia had bought in it a burying-place near Hebron; Jacob had purchased a field near Shechem, where he could water his flocks from his own spring. It was the "Promised Land" to which the serfs of the Pharaoh in Goshen looked forward when they should again become free men and find a new home for themselves. Canaan had ever been
Archibald Sayce—Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:25
Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the son of Jether, an 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. Zeruiah's three sons were Abishai, Joab and Asahel.

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

1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said: "We are yours, David! We are with you, son of Jesse! Success, success to you, and success to those who help you, for your God will help you." So David received them and made them leaders of his raiding bands.

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