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Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
the Week of Proper 2 / Ordinary 7
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Bible Commentaries
2 Samuel 8

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


1:9 anguish (a-16) Others, 'bewilderment.'

Verse 1

8:1 capital (k-23) 'Power of the capital' is 'Metheg-ha-ammah,' meaning, 'the Bridle of the Mother (city),' i.e. the metropolis. see 2 Samuel 20:19 ; Numbers 21:25 .

Verse 3

8:3 dominion (a-18) Or 're-establish his (David's) power.'

Verse 10

8:10 congratulate (b-17) Lit. 'bless.'

Verse 13

8:13 Syrians (c-15) Some read 'Edomites.'

Verse 15

8:15 judgment (d-10) Or 'right,' mishpat .

Verse 18

8:18 Pelethites; (e-13) The executioners (a sort of bodyguard), and the runners.

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 8". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/2-samuel-8.html. 1857-67.
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