2 Samuel 17:25 New International Version

25  Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the son of Jether,[1] an Ishmaelite[2] who had married Abigail[3] , the daughter of Nahash and sister of Zeruiah the mother of Joab.


[1] 17:25 Hebrew "Ithra" , a variant of "Jether"

[2] 17:25 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 2:17); Hebrew and other Septuagint manuscripts "Israelite"

[3] 17:25 Hebrew "Abigal" , a variant of "Abigail"

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