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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Zeruiah

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Described with Abigail as 'sisters of the sons of Jesse.' They may have been half-sisters (Abigail was the daughter of Nahash, 2 Samuel 17:25 ). Zeruiah had three sons, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel, the leaders of David's army; but it is not stated who was her husband. David declared, after the murder of Abner, that the sons of Zeruiah were too hard for him. 1 Samuel 26:6; 2 Samuel 2:13,18; 2 Samuel 16:9,10; etc.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Zeruiah'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/z/zeruiah.html. 1897.

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