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Bible Verse Dictionary

2 Samuel 21:1 - Gibeonites

2 Samuel 21:1 - Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Then there was H1961 הָיָה
a famine H7458 רָעָב
in the days H3117 יוֹם
of David H1732 דָּוִד
three H7969 שָׁלוֹשׁ
years H8141 שָׁנֶה
year H8141 שָׁנֶה
after H310 אַחַר
year H8141 שָׁנֶה
and David H1732 דָּוִד
enquired H1245 בָּקַשׁ
of the LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
And the LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
answered H559 אָמַר
It is for H413 אֵל
Saul H7586 שָׁאוּל
and for H413 אֵל
his bloody H1818 דָּם
house H1004 בַּיִת
because H5921 עַל
he slew H4191 מוּת
the Gibeonites H1393 גִּבְעֹנִי


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.