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SA2 2:6 And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also
will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.
SA2 2:7 Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be ye
valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have
anointed me king over them.
SA2 2:8 But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took
Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;
SA2 2:9 And made him king over Gilead, and over the Ashurites, and over
Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over all Israel.
SA2 2:10 Ishbosheth Saul's son was forty years old when he began to
reign over Israel, and reigned two years. But the house of Judah
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