Ish-bosheth


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Ish-bosheth

(ĭsh-bō`shĕth, ĭsh-bŏsh`ĕth), in the Bible, son of Saul, and his would-be successor. An alternate form is Esh-baal. For the relation between the names of this man, see BaalBaal
, plural Baalim
[Semitic,=master, lord], name used throughout the Bible for the chief deity or for deities of Canaan. The term was originally an epithet applied to the storm god Hadad.
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David also sent messengers to Ish-bosheth son of Saul, to say, "Give me my wife Michal, for whom I paid the bride-price of one hundred Philistine foreskins" (II Sam.
When addressing Ish-bosheth, David referred to my wife Michal, since he wanted to emphasize his legal marriage to Michal so that Ish-bosheth would be responsive.
The Bible tells of the protracted struggle for the throne that ensues after the death of Saul, between his son Ish-bosheth and David (II Sam.