25 Now Absalom had appointed Amasa(A) over the army in Joab’s place. Amasa was the son of a man named Ithra[a] the Israelite;[b](B) Ithra had married Abigail daughter of Nahash.[c] Abigail was a sister to Zeruiah, Joab’s mother.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 17:25 Or Jether
  2. 2 Samuel 17:25 Some LXX mss read Ishmaelite
  3. 2 Samuel 17:25 Some LXX mss read Jesse

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