Printed from the Blue Letter Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2Sa 1:10 (KJV) — So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.
2Sa 1:10 (NKJV) — "So I stood over him and killed him, because I was sure that he could not live after he had fallen. And I took the crown that [was] on his head and the bracelet that [was] on his arm, and have brought them here to my lord."
|Phrase from KJV (Help)
||Jdg 1:7; Jdg 9:54; 1Sa 22:18; 1Sa 31:4,5; Mat 7:2|
||2Sa 12:30; Lam 5:16|
||This was probably worn as an ensign of royalty, as is frequently the case in the East. When the Khalif Cayem Bemrillah granted the investiture of certain dominions to an Eastern prince, the ceremony was performed by sending him letters patent, a crown, chain, and bracelets. The bracelet, says Mr. Morier, are ornaments fastened above the elbows, composed of precious stones of great value, and are only worn by the king and his sons.|
Correlated Passages Using NKJV