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2 Samuel 21:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David's brother, slew him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea the brother of David slew him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David’s brother, struck him down.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimeah the brother of David slew him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he defied Israel; but Jonathan the son of Shimea David's brother smote him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— but, when he reproached Israel, Jonathan son of Shimeah David's brother, smote, him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he reproacheth Israel, and smite him doth Jonathan son of Shimeah, brother of David;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he reproached Israel: and Jonathan the son of Samae the brother of David slew him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when he defied Israel, Ionathan the sonne of Shimea the brother of Dauid, slew him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he defied Israel, and Jonathan son of Shimei{gr.Semei} brother of David, smote him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And when he defied Yisrael, Yehonathan the son of Shima the brother of Dawid slew him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And when he defied 2778
{2778} Prime
A primitive root; to pull off, that is, (by implication) to expose (as by stripping); specifically to betroth (as if a surrender); figuratively to carp at, that is, defame; denominatively (from H2779) to spend the winter.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל, 3478
{3478} Prime
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Yhnn יְהוֹנָתָן 3083
{3083} Prime
From H3068 and H5414; Jehovah-given; Jehonathan, the name of four Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of im` שִׁמעָא 8092
{8092} Prime
For H8093; Shima, the name of four Israelites.
the brother 251
{0251} Prime
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
of Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
slew 5221
{5221} Prime
A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
or, reproached,
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.
1 Samuel 17:25-26 And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that is come up? surely to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, [that] the man who killeth him, the king will enrich him with great riches, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free in Israel. ... And David spake to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that killeth this Philistine, and taketh away the reproach from Israel? for who [is] this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?
1 Samuel 17:36 Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God.
2 Kings 19:13 Where [is] the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivah?


1 Chronicles 27:32 Also Jonathan David's uncle was a counsellor, a wise man, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni [was] with the king's sons:


1 Samuel 16:9 Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.
1 Samuel 17:3 And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and [there was] a valley between them.
, Shammah,
1 Chronicles 2:13 And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,
, Shimma
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