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 1 Samuel 18:20 - 30
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   Book of 1 Samuel
   Chapter 18
18:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now Saul's daughter Michal was in love with David, and when they told Saul about it, he was pleased.
 
18:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"I will give her to him," he thought, "so that she may be a snare to him and so that the hand of the Philistines may be against him." So Saul said to David, "Now you have a second opportunity to become my son-in-law."
 
18:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Saul ordered his attendants: "Speak to David privately and say, 'Look, the king is pleased with you, and his attendants all like you; now become his son-in-law.'"
 
18:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They repeated these words to David. But David said, "Do you think it is a small matter to become the king's son-in-law? I'm only a poor man and little known."
 
18:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Saul's servants told him what David had said,
 
18:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Saul replied, "Say to David, 'The king wants no other price for the bride than a hundred Philistine foreskins, to take revenge on his enemies.'" Saul's plan was to have David fall by the hands of the Philistines.
 
18:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the attendants told David these things, he was pleased to become the king's son-in-law. So before the allotted time elapsed,
 
18:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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David and his men went out and killed two hundred Philistines. He brought their foreskins and presented the full number to the king so that he might become the king's son-in-law. Then Saul gave him his daughter Michal in marriage.
 
18:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Saul realized that the LORD was with David and that his daughter Michal loved David,
 
18:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Saul became still more afraid of him, and he remained his enemy the rest of his days.
 
18:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Philistine commanders continued to go out to battle, and as often as they did, David met with more success F71 than the rest of Saul's officers, and his name became well known.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F71 Or David acted more wisely

 
 

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