paternity; voluntary

(whose father is Jehovah), the most remarkable of the three nephews of David, the children of Zeruiah, David’s sister. (B.C. 1053-1012.) Joab first appears after David’s accession to the throne at Hebron. Abner slew in battle Asahel, the youngest brother of Joab; and when David afterward received Abner into favor, Joab treacherously murdered him. [[731]Abner] […]

-1. Son of David’s sister 1Ch 2:16 .Commander of David’s army 2Sa 8:16; 20:23; 1Ch 11:6; 18:15; 27:34 .Dedicated the plunder of his battles 1Ch 26:28 .Defeated the Jebusites 1Ch 11:6 .Defeats and kills Abner 2Sa 2:13-32; 3:27; 1Ki 2:5 .Destroys all the males in Edom 1Ki 11:16 .(See title) Ps 60 .Defeats the Ammonites […]

Jehovah is his father. (1.) One of the three sons of Zeruiah, David’s sister, and “captain of the host” during the whole of David’s reign (2 Sam. 2:13; 10:7; 11:1; 1 Kings 11:15). His father’s name is nowhere mentioned, although his sepulchre at Bethlehem is mentioned (2 Sam. 2:32). His two brothers were Abishai and […]