Ish-bosheth Made King of Israel

2 Samuel 2

8 But j Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, took 1 Ishbosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to k Mahanaim; 9 and he made him king over l Gilead, over the m Ashurites, over n Jezreel, over Ephraim, over Benjamin, and over all Israel. 10 Ishbosheth, Saul's son, was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and he reigned two years. Only the house of Judah followed David. 11 And o the 2 time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 34:6
    And the LORD passed before him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth.
    2 Timothy 1:16
    The Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain.
    2 Timothy 1:18
    The Lord grant to him that he may find mercy from the Lord in that Day - and you know very well how many ways he ministered to me at Ephesus.
  2. Cross References
    1 Samuel 14:50
    The name of Saul's wife was Ahinoam the daughter of Ahimaaz. And the name of the commander of his army was Abner the son of Ner, Saul's uncle.
    2 Samuel 3:6
    Now it was so, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner was strengthening his hold on the house of Saul.
  3. Cross References
    Genesis 32:2
    When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is God's camp." And he called the name of that place Mahanaim.
    Joshua 21:38
    And from the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with its common-land (a city of refuge for the slayer), Mahanaim with its common-land.
    2 Samuel 17:24
    Then David went to Mahanaim. And Absalom crossed over the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.
  4. Cross References
    Joshua 22:9
    So the children of Reuben, the children of Gad, and half the tribe of Manasseh returned, and departed from the children of Israel at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan, to go to the country of Gilead, to the land of their possession, which they had obtained according to the word of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
  5. Cross References
    Judges 1:32
    So the Asherites dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land; for they did not drive them out.
  6. Cross References
    1 Samuel 29:1
    Then the Philistines gathered together all their armies at Aphek, and the Israelites encamped by a fountain which is in Jezreel.
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