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1 Chronicles 2:17

    1 Chronicles 2:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Abigail bore Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Abigail bare Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Abigail was the mother of Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

    Webster's Revision

    And Abigail bare Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

    World English Bible

    Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 2:17

    Jether the Ishmeelite - "They called him Jether, because he girded himself with his sword, that he might assist David with the Arabians, when Abner was endeavoring to destroy David and the whole race of Jesse, as being unfit to enter into the congregation of the Lord, on account of Ruth the Moabitess." - T.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 2:17

    Jether the Ishmeelite - See the marginal note and reference.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 2:17

    2:17 Ishmaelite - By birth or habitation, but by profession an Israelite, 2Sam 17:25.