28 When Saul realized that the Lord was with David and that his daughter Michal loved David, 29 Saul became still more afraid of him, and he remained his enemy the rest of his days. 13 So he sent David away from him and gave him command over a thousand men, and David led(Z) the troops in their campaigns. 28 When Saul realized that the Lord was with David and that his daughter Michal(AU) loved David, 29 Saul became still more afraid(AV) of him, and he remained his enemy the rest of his days. (1-5) Saul seeks to kill David. Salem Media Group. 3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul. (AP) I’m only a poor man and little known.”. 2 And Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house. As they danced, they sang: “Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.”, Saul was very angry; this refrain displeased him greatly. Proud member Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 5 And David went out whithersoever Saul sent him, and behaved himself wisely: and Saul set him over the men of war, and he was accepted in the sight of all the people, and also in the sight of Saul's servants. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him. 10 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house: and David played with his hand, as at other times: and there was a javelin in Saul's hand. 10 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house: and David played with his hand, as at other times: and there was a javelin in Saul's hand. All rights reserved worldwide. 11 And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. 3 And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. He was prophesying in his house, while David was playing the lyre,(P) as he usually(Q) did. 15 When Saul saw how successful he was, he was afraid of him. 24 And the servants of Saul told him, saying, On this manner spake David. (1-5) Saul seeks to kill David. 30 The Philistine commanders continued to go out to battle, and as often as they did, David met with more success(AW) than the rest of Saul’s officers, and his name became well known. 30 The Philistine commanders continued to go out to battle, and as often as they did, David met with more success(AW) than the rest of Saul’s officers, and his name became well known. “They have credited David with tens of thousands,” he thought, “but me with only thousands. 5 Whatever mission Saul sent him on, David was so successful that Saul gave him a high rank in the army. 18 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. 25 And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. 15 When Saul saw how successful he was, he was afraid of him. “They have credited David with tens of thousands,” he thought, “but me with only thousands. All rights reserved worldwide. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed? and what is my life, or my father's family in Israel, that I should be son in law to the king? 1 Samuel 18:6 "And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of music." All rights reserved worldwide. 14 And David behaved himself wisely in all his ways; and the Lord was with him. 11 And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. He was prophesying in his house, while David was playing the lyre,(P) as he usually(Q) did. They counted out the full number to the king so that David might become the king’s son-in-law. (12-30)1-5 The friendship of David and Jonathan was the effect of Divine grace, which produces in true believers one heart and one soul, and causes them to love each other. Jonathan's friendship for David. Is there no sinful omission, no rashness of spirit, nothing wrong in our conduct? Let the Philistines do that!”, 18 But David said to Saul, “Who am I,(AI) and what is my family or my clan in Israel, that I should become the king’s son-in-law? Are we behaving wisely in all our ways? Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. (C) 2 From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. When the attendants told David these things, he was pleased to become the king’s son-in-law. Introduction. 30 Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, after they went forth, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that his name was much set by. Consider Him that endured contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be weary and faint in your minds, #Heb 12:3|. NIV®. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 28 And Saul saw and knew that the Lord was with David, and that Michal Saul's daughter loved him. Then Saul gave him his daughter Michal in marriage. It is a sign that the Spirit of God is departed from men, if, like Saul, they are peevish, envious, suspicious, and ill-natured. Now Saul’s daughter Michal was in love with David, and when they told Saul about it, he was pleased. I will give her to you in marriage; only serve me bravely and fight the battles of the LORD.” For Saul said to himself, “I will not raise a hand against him. 24 When Saul’s servants told him what David had said, 25 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. Let the Philistines do that!”, 18 But David said to Saul, “Who am I,(AI) and what is my family or my clan in Israel, that I should become the king’s son-in-law? 4 And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle. I will give her to you in marriage;(AF) only serve me bravely and fight the battles(AG) of the Lord.” For Saul said to himself,(AH) “I will not raise a hand against him. Where God unites hearts, carnal matters are too weak to separate them. 8 And Saul was very wroth, and the saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands: and what can he have more but the kingdom? In everything he did he had great success, because the LORD was with him. (AD), 17 Saul said to David, “Here is my older daughter(AE) Merab. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 15 When Saul saw how successful he was, he was afraid of him. 7 As they danced, they sang:(K), “Saul has slain his thousands,    and David his tens(L) of thousands.”. Then Saul gave him his daughter Michal(AT) in marriage. and he hurled it, saying to himself, “I’ll pin David to the wall.” But David eluded him twice. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. 25 And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. 2 From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. Saul said to David, “Here is my older daughter Merab. 2 From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. What more can he get but the kingdom? 28 When Saul realized that the Lord was with David and that his daughter Michal(AU) loved David, 29 Saul became still more afraid(AV) of him, and he remained his enemy the rest of his days. He was prophesying in his house, while David was playing the lyre, as he usually did. This pleased all the troops, and Saul’s officers as well. Scripture quoted by permission. I’m only a poor man and little known.”. From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. 18 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan(A) became one in spirit with David, and he loved(B) him as himself. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed? 21 “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.”, 22 Then Saul ordered his attendants: “Speak to David privately and say, ‘Look, the king likes you, and his attendants all love you; now become his son-in-law.’”, 23 They repeated these words to David.