27 When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash(A) from Rabbah(B) of the Ammonites, and Makir(C) son of Ammiel from Lo Debar, and Barzillai(D) the Gileadite(E) from Rogelim 28 brought bedding and bowls and articles of pottery. They also brought wheat and barley, flour and roasted grain, beans and lentils,[a] 29 honey and curds, sheep, and cheese from cows’ milk for David and his people to eat.(F) For they said, “The people have become exhausted and hungry and thirsty in the wilderness.(G)

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  1. 2 Samuel 17:28 Most Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew lentils, and roasted grain
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“But show kindness(A) to the sons of Barzillai(B) of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table.(C) They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.

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