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fanlfuckerb to kill David. I. SAMUEL. Jonatban dijeloje:5 his purpose. CHA P. XVIII.

may be a fnare to him, and that the hand of i Jonathan loverb David: s Saul envieth the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore bis praise, 10 seeketh to kill him in bis fury, Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be 12 fearerb him for his good fuccefs: i7 he my son-in-law in the one of the twain. offereth bim bis daughter for

a snare. 22 And Saul commanded his servants,Jar. end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul Behold the king hath delight in thee, and all of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, his servants love thee: now therefore, be the and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. king's son-in-law.

2 And Saul took him that day, and would let 23 And Saul's servants spake those words him go no more home to his father's house. in the ears of David, And David faid, Scem.

3 Then Jonathan and David made a cove. eth it to you a light thing to be a king's son. nant, because he loved him as his own soul. in-law, feeing that I am a poor man, and

4 And Jonathan Aripped himself of the robe lightly efteemed? that was upon him, and gave it to David, and 24 And the servants of Saul told him, fay, his garments, even to his sword, and to his ing, On this manner spake David. bow, and to his girdle.

25 And Saul said, Thus thall ye say to Da. 5 * And David went out whither soever Saul vid, The king defireth not any dowry, but an sent him, and behaved himself wisely: and hundred foretkins of the Philiftines, to be Saul set him over the men of war; and he was avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul accepted in the fight of all the people, and also thought to make David fall by the hand of in the fight of Saul's servants.

the Philitines. 6 And it canse to pars, as they came, when 26 And when his servants told David there David returned from the daughter of the Phi. words, it pleased David well to be the king's listine, that the women came out of all the son-in-law: and the days were not expired. cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to nieet 27 Wherefore David atore, and went, he and king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with his men, and flew of the Philistines two hun. inftruments of mufick.

dred men; and David brought their foreikins, 7 And the women answered one another as and they gave them in full tale to the king, they played, and said, Saul hath Nain his thou. that he might be the king's son-in-law. And fands, and David his ten thousands.

Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife. 8 And Saul was very wroth, and the saying 28 7 And Saul saw and knew that the LORD displeased him; and he said, They have al. was with David, and that Michal, Saul's cribed unto David ten thousands, and to me daughter, loved him. they':ve ascribed but thousands: and what 29 And Saul was yet the more afraid of Da. can he have more but the kingdom ?

vidi and Saul becanie David's enemy conti. 9 And Saul eyed David from that day and nually. forward.

30 Then the princes of the PhiliRines went 10 9 And it came to pass on the morrow, forth: and it came to pass, after they went that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, forth, that David behaved himself more and he prophefied in the midft of the house wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that and David played with his hand, as at other his name was much let by, times: and ibere was a javelin in Saul's hand.

CHA P. XIX. !1 And Saul cart the javelin; for he said, i iyonarkan discloseth bis father's purpose to will smite David even to the wall with it. kill David, 4 be perfuadeth his father to And David avoided out of his presence twice. reconciliation, 8 ky reason of David's good

129 And Saul was afraid of David, because success in a new war, Saul's malicious rage the LORD was with him, and was departed breaketh out against him, from Saul.


ND Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and 13 Therefore Saul removed him from him, to all his fervants, that they should kill and made him his captain over a thousand; David. and he went out and came in before the 2 But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much people.

in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, 14 And David behaved himself wisely in all Saul my father seeketh to kill thee. Now his ways; and the LORD was with bin. therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyfelt

15 Wheretore when Saul saw that he behav- until the inorning, and abide in a secret place, ed himself very wisely, he was afraid of him. and hide thyfelf;

16 But all Ifrael and Judah loved David, be- 3 And I will go out and ftand beside my cause he went out and came in before them. father in the field where thou art, and I will

179 And Saul said to David, Behold my cl. comnzune with my father of thee'; and what der daughter Merab, her will' I give thee to i see that I will tell thee. wise ; only be thou valiant for me, and fight 4. And Jonathan spake good of David unto the Lord's battles : for Saul said, Let not Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of king fin against his servant, againft David : Philistines be upon him.

berause he hath not finncd against thee; and 18 And David said unto saul, Who am I? because his works have been to thee.ward ai d what is my life, or my father's family in very gond. Tiracl, that I thould be son-in-law to the king ? 5 For he did put his life in his hand, and new

19 But it came to pass, at the time when the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great Merab, Saul's daughter, thould have been given salvation for all Israel: thou saweft it, and dida to David, that the was given unto Adriči the rejoice; wherefore then wilt thou fin against Meholathice to wife.

innocent blood to Cay David without a caure ! 20 And Michal, Saul's daughter,loved David: 6 And Saul hearkened unto the voice of and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him. Jonathan : and Saul sware, Aihe LORD !!Y.

a1 And Saul laid, I willgive him her, that the eth, he fhall not be 11 ain.

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Datid cwfulteth Sonarban. 7 And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan What have done? What is mine iniquity : newed him all those things and Jonathan and what is any lin before thy father, that he brought David to Saul, and he was in his pre- feckcth my lite! fence as in tines paft.

2 And he said unto him, God forbid; thou 8 And there was war again: and David Malt not die : behold, my father will do no. went out and fought with the Phil ftines, and thing, either great or small, but that he will New them with a great Naughter; and few it mie : and why should my father hide they fled from him.

this thing from me. It is not so. 9 And the evil spirit from the LORU was 3 And David sware moreover, and faid, Thy upon Saul as he fat in his house with his jave. father certainly knoweth that I have found lín in his haud: and David played with bis grace in thine eyes; and he faith, Let not jobaad,

nathan know this, left he be grieved: but true 10 And Saul fought to smite David even ly, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, to the wall with the javelin; but he Nipped there is but a ftep between me and death. a way out of Saul's presence, and he smote 4 Then said Jonathan unto David, whatro. the javelin into the wall: and David Hed, ever thy soul desireth, I will even do it for ani escaped that night,

thee. 11 Saul also sent messengers unto David's 5 And David said unto Jonathan, Behold, house to watch him, and to day him in the to-morrow is the new moon, and I thould not morning and Michal, Davit's wife, col fail to fit with the king at meat : but let nie him, saying, If thou save not thy life to-nighi, go, that I may hide myself in the field unte to-morrow thou shalt be fain.

the third day at even. 12 G SO Michal let David down through a 6 If thy father at all miss me, then say, window: and he went, and ded, and escaped. David earneftly asked leave of me, that he

13 And Michal took an image, and laid it inight run to Beth-lehem his city; for there is In the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair for a yearly facrifice there for all the family. his bolster, and covered it with a cloth.

7.If he say thus, It is well; thy fervant 14 And when Saul sent messengers to take mhall have peace : hut if he be very wroth, David, she said, He is fick.

oben be sure that evil is determined by him. 15 And Saul sent the mefrengers again to see 8 Therefore thou falt deal kindly with David, faying, Bring him up to me in the thy servant; for thou haft brought thy ser. bed, that i may day him.

vant into a covenant of the LORD with thee : 16 And when the messengers were come in, notwithftanding, if there be in me iniquity, behold, there was an image in the bed, with nay me thyfelf; for why thouldert thou bring a pillow of goats' bair for Fis boliter.

me to thy father! 17 And Saul said unto Michal, Why hart 9. And Jonathan said, Far be it from thee : thou deceived me so, and sent away mine for if I knew certainly that evil were deter. enemy, that he is escaped! And Michal an. mined by my father to come upon thee, then Swered Saul, He said unto me, Let me go; would not I tell it liiee ! why fhould I kill thee!

10 Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall 18 So David fled, and escaped, and tell me or what if thy father answer thee came to Samuel to Ramal, and told him all roughly! that Saul had done to him: and he and Samuel 11 And Jonathan said unto David, Come, went and dwell in Naioth.

and let us go out into the field. And they 19 And it was told Saul, saying, Behold Da- went out both of them into the field. vid'is at Naioth in Ramah.

12 And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD 20 And Saul sent mefreagers to take David: God of Israel, when I have founded my father and when they saw the company of the pro. about to-morrow any time, of the third day, phets prophesying, and Samuel ftanding as ap- and, behold, if there be good toward David, pointed over them, the Spirit of God was upon and I then send not unto thee, and thew it the messengers of Saul, and they also pro. thee; phesied.

13 'The Lord do so, and much more to Jo. 21 And when it was told Saul, he sent other nathan; but if it please my father to do thee meisengers, and they prophetied likewise, evil, then I will thew it thee, and fend And Saul seni merengers again the third thee away, that thou mayett go in peace; and time, and they prophelied also.

the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with 22 Then went he ailo to Ramah, and came my father. to a great well that is in Sechu; and he alked, 14 And thou shalt not only, while yet I live, and said, Where are Samuel and David? And new me the kindness of the LORD, that i ofte faid, Behold they be at Naioth in Ramah.

die not; 23 And he went thither to Naioth in Ra. 15 But also thou shalt not cut off thy kind. mah: and the Spirit of God was upon him ners from my house for ever; no, not when also, and he went on and prophesied, until he the LORD hath cut off the enemies of David came to Naioth in Ramah.

every one from the face of the earth. 24. And he ftripped of his clothes also, and 16 So Jonathan made a covenant with the prophesied before Samuel in like manner, and house of David, Jaying, let the LORD even lay down naked all that day, and all that night. require it at the hand of David's enemies. Wheretore they say, Is Saul also among the 17 And Jonathan caused David to swear prophets !

again, because he loved him: for he loved CHA P. XX.

him as he loved his own soul. s Davidconjulkth with Jonatban for his fafe- 18 Then Jonathan said to David, To-mor,

ty: 11 their covenant renewed by narb. 24 row is the new moon; and thou shalt be mis. Saul,misling David, Seeketh to killjonathan. sed, becaule thy scat will be empty: And Daande nadal nie reg Melorte inoramah, 19 And when thou hait stayed three days,

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Saul seeketh to kill Jonathan. 1. SAMUEL, Abimelech relineeth David. to the place where thou didit hide thyself than cried after the lad, and said, is not the when the business was in hand, and thalt re. arrow beyond thee ! main by the stone Ezel.

38 And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make 20 And I will thoot three arrows on the side speed, harte, ftay not. And Jonathan's lad thereof, as though I shot at a mark.

gathered up the arrows, and came to his 21. And, behold, I will send a lad, saying, mafter. Go, find out the arrows. If I expressly say unto 39 But the lad knew hot any thing: only fo. the lad, Behold, the arrows are on this side nathan and David knew the matter. of thee, take them; then come thou: for 40 And Jonathan gave his artillery unto there is peace to thee, and no hurt, as the his lad, and said unto him, Go, carry them to Lord liveth.

the city, 22 But if I say thus unto the young man, 41 and as soon as the lad was gone, Da. Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy vid arose out of a place toward the south, and way : for the Lord hath sent thee away. fell on his face to the ground, and bowed

23 And as touching the matter which thou himself three times; and they kifsed one and I have spoken of, behold, the LORD be another, and wept one with another, until between thee and me for ever.

David exceeded. 24 So David hid himself in the field : and 42 Aad Jonathan said to David, Go in when the new moon was fome, the king fat peace, forałmuch as we have fworn both

of him down to eat meat.

us in the name of the LORI), saying, The 25 And the king sat upon his seat, as at LORD be between me and thee, and between other times, even upon a feat by the wall: my seed and thy feed for ever. And he aroc and Jonathan arore, and Abner sat by Saul's and departed : and Jonathan went into the fite, and David's place was empty:

city. 26 Neverthelers, Saul spake not any thing

СНА Р. XXI. that day: for he thought, Something hath i David, ar Nob, obtaineth of Animelech hala befallen him: he is not clean; surely he is lowed bread: 8 he taketh Goliath's sword, not clean.

10 and at Garh Jeigneth bimself mad.
27. And it came to pass on the morrow,
which was the second day of the month, that

THEN camc David to Nob, to Ahimelech

the priest : and A himelech was afraid at David's place was empty; and Saul said unto the meeting of David, and said unto him, Jonathan his son, wherefore cometh not the Why art thou alorre, and no man with thee! fon of Jefe to meat, neither yefterday nor 2 And David said unto Ahimclech the to-day

prieft, The king hath commanded me a busi. 28 And Jonathan answered Saul, David nefs, and hath said unto me, Let no man know carnestly asked leave of me to go to Beth. any thing of the business whereabout I fend lehem :

thec, and what I have commanded thee: and I 29 And he said, Let me go, I pray thee; have appointed my servants to such and such a for our family hath a sacrifice in the city, and place. my brother he hath commanded me to be 3 Now therefore what is under thine hand! bere; and now, if I have found favour in Give me five loaves of bread in mine hand, or thine cyes, let me get away, I pray thee, and what there is present. see my brethren : therefore he cometh not 4 And the pricft answered David, and said, unto the king's table!

There is no conmon bread under mine hand, 30 Then Saul's anger was kindled against but there is hallowed bread; if the young mea Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of have kept themselves at least from women. che perverse rebellious woman, do not I know 5 And David answered the prieit, and said that thou haft chosen the son of Jete to thine unto him, Ofa truth women have been kept own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy from us about these three day's fince I came out, mother's nakedness?

and the vefsels of the young men are holy, 31 For as long as the son of Jeffe liveth and the bread is in a nianner common, yea, upon the ground, thou shalt not be esta- though it were sanctified this day in the blished, nor thy kingdom: wherefore now vertel. send and fetch' him unto me, for he mall So the prieft gave him hallowed bread: surely die.

for there was no bread there but the thew. 32 And Jonathan answered Saul his father, bread, that was taken from before the LORD, and laid unto him, Wherefore fhail he be to put hot bread in the day when it was taken Nain! What hath he done?

away. 33 And Saul caft a javelin at him to smite y Now a certain man of the servants of Saul him; whereby. Jonathan knew that it was was there that day, detained before the determined of his father to flay David. LORD; and his name was Doeg, an Edomite,

34 So Jonathan arose from the table in the chiefeft of the herdmer that belonged to fierce anger, and did cat no meat the second Saul. day of the month: for he was grieved for 89 And David said unto Ahinselech, And is David, because his father had done him there not here under thine hand spear or thame.

sword? For I have neither brought my sword 35 9 And it came to pass in the morning, nor my weapons with me, because the king's that Jonathan went out into the field, at the business required harte. time appointed with David, and a little lad 9 And the pricit said, The word of Goliath with him.

the Philiftine, whom thou neweft in the vad. 30 And he said unto his lad, Run, find out ley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a now the arrows which I Moot. And as the cloth behind the ephod : it thou wilt take that, lad ran, he fhot an arrow beyond him.

take it : for there is no other save that here: 2.1. And when the lad was come to the place And David said, There is none like that; give of the arrow wiich Jonathan had thot, jona. it me.

Does accuseth Abimelech. Chap. xxii, xxill. Saul's cruelty to the pric, 13.

10 g And David arose, and fled that day for father's house, the priefts that were in Nob fear of Saul, and went to Achith the king of and they came all of them to the king. Geth.

12 And Saul said, Hear now, thou son of Ahi. FI And the servants of Achith said unto tub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord. him, is not this David the king of the land? 13 And Saul said unto bim, why have ye Did they not fing one to another of him in conspired againft me, thou and the son of Jeffe, dances, saying, Saul hath Nain his thousands, in that thou hart given him bread, and a and David'bis ten thousands !

sword, and han coquired of God for him, that 12 And Dayid laid up there words in his he thould rise against me to lie in wait, as at heart, and was fore afraid of Achith the king this day? of Gath.

14 Then Abimelech answered the king, and 13 And he changed his behaviour before raid, And who is so faithful among all thy ser. them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, vants as David, which is the king's son-in. and fcrabbled on the doors of the gate, and law, and gocth at thy bidding, and is ho. let his spittle fall down upon his beard. nourable in thine house!

14 Then said Achith unto his servants, Lo, 15 Did I then begin to enquire of God for ye see the man is mad: wherefore then have him? Be it far from me: let not the king ge brought him to me!

impute anything unto his servant, nor to ali 15 Have I need of madmen, that ye have the house of my father : for thy servant knew brought this fellow to play the madman in nothing of all this, less or more. my presence ? Shall this fellow come into my 16 And the king faid, Thou shalt surely die, house !

Ahimelech, thou, and all thy tather's house. CHA P. XXI.

17 And the king said unto the footmen I Companies resort in David at Adullam. 9 that ttuou about him, Torn and nay the

Does accuserb Abimelech. 17 Saul conia priets of the Lord; because their hand also manderb to kill the priests.

is with David, and becaule they knew when D AVID therefore departed thence, and he fled, and did not thew it to me. But the

escaped to the cave Adullam and servants of the king would not put forth when his brethren and all his father's house their hand to fall upon the prietts of the heard ir, they went down thither to him.

LORD. 2 And every one that was in diftress, and 18 And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, every one that was in debt, and every one and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edoin: rbat was discontented, gathered themseves ite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and unto him; and he hecanle a captain over new on that day fourscore and five persons them: and there were with him about four that did wear a linen ephod. hundred men.

19 And Nob, the city of the priefts, smote he 3 And David went thence to Mizpen of with the edge of the Sword, both men and wo. Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, men, children and sucklings, and oxen, and Let my tather and my mother, I pray thee, asses, and theep, with the edge of the sword, come forth, and be with you, till i know 20 | And one of the fons of Animelech the what God will do for me.

son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped, and 4 And he brought them before the king of fied after David. Moab, and they dwelt with him all the 21 And Abiathar hewed David that Saul while that David was in the hold.

had llain the LORD's prietts. 5. And the prophet Gad said unto David, 22 And David said unto Abjathar, I knew it Abide not in the hold; depart, and get thee that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, Into the land of Judah. Then David departed, that he would surely tell Saul: I have occa. and came into the forett of Hareth.

fioned the death of all the persons of thy fa. 6 When Saul heard that David was dis. ther's house. covered, and the men that wire with him, 23 Abide thou with me, fear not: for he (now Saul abode in Gibcah umder a tree in that seeketh my lite feeketh thy life: but Ramah, having his spear in his hand, and all with me thou shalt be in safeguard. his fervants were ftanding about him ;)

c H 4 P. XXIII. 7 Then Saul said unto his servants that stood i David, enquiring of the Lord, rescueth kein about him, Hear now, ye Benjamítes; lab:7'God meweth him Saul's coming, ond Will the fon of Jefe give every one of the treachery of the Keilites : 13 be esca. you fields and vineyards, and make you peth from Keilab. sin captains of thousands, and captains of The theme to a Davidai saying, Behold;

& That 'all of you have conspired againft they rob the thrething.floors. me, and there is none that thewcth me that 2 Therefore David enquired of the LORD, my son hath made a league with the son of saying, shall I go and smite these Philistines Jeife, and there is none of you that is 'orry And the Lord faid unto David, Goana (mite for me, or theweth unto me that my for hath the Philistines, and save Keilah. tirred up my servant against me, to lie in 3 And David's men said unto him, Behold, wait, as at this day !

we be afraid here in Judlah : how much more 9 Then answered Doeg the Edomite, then if we come to Keilah againf the armies (which was set over the servants of Saul,) and of thc Philistines ? faid, I saw the son of Jeffe coming to Nob, to 4. Then David enquired of the LORD yet Ahimelech the son of Ahicub.

again. And the Lord answered him and said, 10 And he enquired of the Lord for him, Arife, go down to Keilah; for I will deliver and gave him victuals, and gave him the sword the Philiftines into thine hand. * of Goliath the Philistine.

s So David and his men went to Keilah, 1 Then the king sent to call Ahimelech and fought with the Philistines, and broughi the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his away their carile, and smote them with a David efcaperb from Keilab: P. SAMUEL. Be cureth of Saul's Birt. great Daughtes. So David saved the inhabit. 24 And they arose, and went to Ziph be ents of Keilah.

forc Saul : but David and his men were in 6 And it came to pass, when Abiathar the con the wilderness of Maon, in the plain on the of Ahimelech med to David to Keilah, that south of Jeshimon. he came down with an ephod in his hand. 25 Saul also and his men went to seek

7 1 And it was told saul that David was bin. And they told Lavid: wherefore he come to Keilah. And Sau Said, God hath de- came down into a rock, and abode in the wil. livered him into mine hand; for he is shut deruefs of Maon. And when Saul heard ibat, in, by entering into a town that hath gates he pursued after David in the wilderness of and hers.

Maon. 8 And Saul called all the people together 10 26 And Saul went on this side of the moun. war, la Ro down to Keilah, to beliege David tain : and David and his men on that fide of and his men.

the mountain : and David made hafe to get » And David knew that Saul secretly prac. away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men tised mischief against him; and he ia i to comparted David and his men round about Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod. to take thein.

10. Then Said David, O LORD God of 279 But there came a messenger unto Saul, Israel, thy servant hath certainly heard that saying, Hafte thee, and come; for the Philis. Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, to destroy the tines have invaded the land. city for my fake.

28 Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing 11 Will the men of Keilah deliver me up after David, and went against the Philistines i Into his hand? Will Saul come down, as thy therefore they called that place Sela-ham. tervaat hath heard ! O LORD God of Israel, 1 mah-lekoth. herecch thee, tell thy servant. And the LORD 29. 9. And David went up from thence, and faid, He will come down.

welt in trong holds at En-gedi: 12 Then said David, will the men of Kei. lah deliver me and my men lo^o the hand of 4 David, in a cave at En-ged!, Spareth Sax!'s Seul! And the LORD faid, They will deliver life: 8 hefbeweth theroby his innocency. thie up.

13 Then David and his men, which were turned from following the Philistines, about fix hundred, arose and departed out of that it was told him, saying, Behold, David Keilah, and went whithersoever they could is in the wilderners of Eu-gedi. go. And it was told Saul that David was escap. 2 Then Saul took three thousand chosen men ed from Keilah ; and he forbare to go forth. out of all Ifrael, add went to seek David and

14 And David abode in the wilderness in his men upon the rocks of the wild goats. ftrong holds, and remained in a mountain in 3 And he came to the sheepcotes by the the wilderness of Ziph : and Saul fought him way, where was a cave; and Saul went in to every day; but God delivered him not into cover his feet: and David and his men re. his hand.

mained in the sides of the cave. 15 And David saw that Saul was come out 4 And the men of David said imto him, Be. to seck his life: and David was in the wil. hold the day of which the Lord said unto derners of Ziph in a wood.

thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into 16 And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went thine hand, that thou mayett do to him as it to David into the woud, and Atrengthened bis hall seem good unto thee? Then David arose, hand in God.

and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe priviy. 17 And he said unto him, Fear not; for the $ And it came to pass afterward, that Da. hand of Saul my father shall not find thee : vid's heart (mote him, because he had cut off and thou shalt be king over Israel, and I thall Saul's skirt. be next unto thee; and that also Saul my 1a. 6 And he said unto his men, The LORD for. ther knoweth.

bid that I should do this thing unto my maiter, 18 And they two made a covenant before the Lord's anointed, to fretch forth mine the LORD. And David abode in the wood, hand againit him, seeing he is the anointed and Jonathan went to his house.

of the LORD. 19 ? Then came up the Ziphites to Saul 7 So David Atayed his servants with these to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide him. words, and suffered them not to rise against self with us in trong holds in the wood, in Saul. But Saul rose up out of the cave, and the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of went on his way. Jethimon

8 Daviù also arose afterward, and went out 20 Now therefore, O king, come down, ac. of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, My cording to ali the defire of thy foul to come lord the king. And when Saul looket be. down, and our part skall be to deliver him hind him, David Atooped with his face to the into the king's hand.

earth, and bowed himself. 21 And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the 9 And David said to Saul, Wherefore LORD; for ye have conipation on me. heareft thou men's words, saying, Behold, Da.

22 Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know vid seeketh thy hurt? and see his place where his haunt is, and who 10 Behold, this day thine eyes kave seen hath seen him there : for it is told me that how that the LORD had delivered three to-day he dealeth very subtilly.

into mine hand in the cave: and some bade 23 See therefore, and take knowledge of all me kill thee: but mine eye spored thce; and I the lurking places where he hideth himself, said, I will not put forth mine hand again 2nd come ye again to me with the certainty, my Lord; for he is the Lord's anointed. and I will go with you: and it shall come to 11 Moreover, my father, See, yea, sec the pars, if he be in the land, that I will search skirt of thy robe in my hand : for in that him out throughout all the thousands of I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed Judah.

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