2 Samuel 9:13
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New International Version
And Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king's table; he was lame in both feet.

King James Bible
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king's table; and was lame on both his feet.

Darby Bible Translation
So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem; for he did eat continually at the king's table. And he was lame on both his feet.

World English Bible
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem; for he ate continually at the king's table. He was lame in both his feet.

Young's Literal Translation
And Mephibosheth is dwelling in Jerusalem, for at the table of the king he is eating continually, and he is lame of his two feet.

2 Samuel 9:13 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Did eat continually at the king's table - He was fit for no public office, but was treated by the king with the utmost respect and affection.

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he did eat

2 Samuel 9:7,10,11 And David said to him, Fear not: for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake...

was lame

2 Samuel 9:3 And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may show the kindness of God to him? And Ziba said to the king...

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David and Jonathan's Son
'And David said, is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake? 2. And there was of the house of Saul a servant whose name was Ziba. And when they had called him unto David, the king said unto him, Art thou Ziba? And he said, Thy servant is he. 3. And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may shew the kindness of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, Jonathan hath yet a son, which is lame on his feet. 4. And the
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Cross References
2 Samuel 9:3
The king asked, "Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show God's kindness?" Ziba answered the king, "There is still a son of Jonathan; he is lame in both feet."

2 Samuel 9:7
"Don't be afraid," David said to him, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."

2 Samuel 9:11
Then Ziba said to the king, "Your servant will do whatever my lord the king commands his servant to do." So Mephibosheth ate at David's table like one of the king's sons.

2 Samuel 9:12
Mephibosheth had a young son named Mika, and all the members of Ziba's household were servants of Mephibosheth.

Jeremiah 52:33
So Jehoiachin put aside his prison clothes and for the rest of his life ate regularly at the king's table.

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