2 Sam 17:27

17:27 Shobi the son of Nahash. Like Hanun, Shobi was a member of the Ammonite royal family (10:1, 2), but unlike Hanun he was friendly towards David and may even have been David’s appointee to govern the city of Rabbah after its capture (12:26–31).

Rabbah of the Ammonites. See note 11:1.

Machir. See note 9:4.

Barzillai. For more on this benefactor of David and David’s attempt to reward him, see 19:31–39; 1 Kin. 2:7.