29 All that night Abner and his men marched through the Arabah.(A) They crossed the Jordan, continued through the morning hours[a] and came to Mahanaim.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 2:29 See Septuagint; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.

They had gone into the house while he was lying on the bed in his bedroom. After they stabbed and killed him, they cut off his head. Taking it with them, they traveled all night by way of the Arabah.(A)

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He said to me, “This water flows toward the eastern region and goes down into the Arabah,[a](A) where it enters the Dead Sea. When it empties into the sea, the salty water there becomes fresh.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 47:8 Or the Jordan Valley

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