Some claim that in the Hebrew Bible
he is called Ish-bosheth because priestly
editors substituted the Hebrew word bosheth,
shame, for the despised name of a Canaanite diety. What was his real
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Saul's son was Ishbaal. From 2 Samuel 3:7
- Now Saul had a concubine, whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah; and
Ish-bosheth said to Abner: 'Wherefore hast thou gone in unto my father's
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