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ZERUIAH, Mother of three of David's great soldiers

1 Chronicles 2:16

16. Whose sisters were ZERUIAH, and Abigail. And the sons of ZERUIAH; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.

2 Samuel 2:18

18. And there were three sons of ZERUIAH there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.

2 Samuel 3:39

39. And I am this day weak, though anointed king; and these men the sons of ZERUIAH be too hard for me: the LORD shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness.

2 Samuel 16:9-11

9. Then said Abishai the son of ZERUIAH unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

10. And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of ZERUIAH? so let him curse, because the LORD hath said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Wherefore hast thou done so?

11. And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, which came forth of my bowels, seeketh my life: how much more now may this Benjamite do it? let him alone, and let him curse; for the LORD hath bidden him.

2 Samuel 17:25

25. And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to ZERUIAH Joab's mother.

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