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 1 Samuel 24:1 - 22
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   Book of 1 Samuel
   Chapter 24
24:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the Desert of En Gedi."
 
24:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and set out to look for David and his men near the Crags of the Wild Goats.
 
24:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He came to the sheep pens along the way; a cave was there, and Saul went in to relieve himself. David and his men were far back in the cave.
 
24:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The men said, "This is the day the LORD spoke of when he said F79 to you, 'I will give your enemy into your hands for you to deal with as you wish.'" Then David crept up unnoticed and cut off a corner of Saul's robe.
 
24:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Afterward, David was conscience-stricken for having cut off a corner of his robe.
 
24:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He said to his men, "The LORD forbid that I should do such a thing to my master, the LORD's anointed, or lift my hand against him; for he is the anointed of the LORD."
 
24:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
With these words David rebuked his men and did not allow them to attack Saul. And Saul left the cave and went his way.
 
24:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then David went out of the cave and called out to Saul, "My lord the king!" When Saul looked behind him, David bowed down and prostrated himself with his face to the ground.
 
24:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He said to Saul, "Why do you listen when men say, 'David is bent on harming you'?
 
24:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This day you have seen with your own eyes how the LORD delivered you into my hands in the cave. Some urged me to kill you, but I spared you; I said, 'I will not lift my hand against my master, because he is the LORD's anointed.'
 
24:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
See, my father, look at this piece of your robe in my hand! I cut off the corner of your robe but did not kill you. Now understand and recognize that I am not guilty of wrongdoing or rebellion. I have not wronged you, but you are hunting me down to take my life.
 
24:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
May the LORD judge between you and me. And may the LORD avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.
 
24:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As the old saying goes, 'From evildoers come evil deeds,' so my hand will not touch you.
 
24:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog? A flea?
 
24:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
May the LORD be our judge and decide between us. May he consider my cause and uphold it; may he vindicate me by delivering me from your hand."
 
24:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When David finished saying this, Saul asked, "Is that your voice, David my son?" And he wept aloud.
 
24:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"You are more righteous than I," he said. "You have treated me well, but I have treated you badly.
 
24:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
You have just now told me of the good you did to me; the LORD delivered me into your hands, but you did not kill me.
 
24:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When a man finds his enemy, does he let him get away unharmed? May the LORD reward you well for the way you treated me today.
 
24:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I know that you will surely be king and that the kingdom of Israel will be established in your hands.
 
24:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father's family."
 
24:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So David gave his oath to Saul. Then Saul returned home, but David and his men went up to the stronghold.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F79 Or "Today the LORD is saying

 
 

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