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2 Samuel 4

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1 And the son of Saul heard [Ishbosheth] that Abner had died in Hebron, and his hands fell, and all Israel was troubled.
2 [Ishbosheth], the son of Saul, had two army leaders; the name of one is Baan and the name of the other is Rihav, the sons of Remmon Beerofyanin, from the descendants of Benjamin, for Beeroth was also counted among Benjamin.
3 And the Beerothites fled to Giffaim and remained aliens there to this day.
4 Jonathan the son of Saul had a lame son. He was five years old when the news came of Saul and Jonathan from Jezreel, and the nurse took him and fled. And when she ran hastily, he fell, and became lame. His name is Memphibosheth.
5 And the sons of Remmon the Beerothian, Richah and Baan, went, and came in the very heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth; and he slept on his bed at noon.
6 Rihav and Baan his brother went inside the house, [as if] in order to take the wheat; and hit him in the stomach and fled.
7 When they entered the house, [Ishbosheth] lay on his bed, in his bedroom; and they smote him, and put him to death, and cut off his head, and took his head with them, and walked along a deserted road all night;
eight And they brought the head of Ishbosheth to David in Hebron and said to the king: Behold the head of Ishbosheth, the son of Saul, your enemy, who sought your soul; now the Lord avenged my lord king Saul and his descendants.

nine And David answered Rechab and Baan his brother, the sons of Remmon the Beerothian, and said unto them, The Lord lives, who delivered my soul from all sorrow!
ten if the one who brought me the news by saying: “Behold, Saul is dead”, and who considered himself a happy messenger, I grabbed and killed him in Szekelag, instead of giving him a reward,
eleven now that the worthless people have killed an innocent man in his house on his bed, can I not seek his blood from your hand and destroy you from the earth?
12 And David commanded the servants, and they killed them, and cut off their hands and feet, and hung them over a pond in Hebron. And the head of Ishbosheth was taken and buried in the tomb of Abner, in Hebron.

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