1:18 She said, “May I, your servant, find favor in your sight.” So the woman went her way and got something to eat. 1 Her face no longer looked sad.
1 Samuel 16:22Context
16:22 Then Saul sent word to Jesse saying, “Let David be my servant, for I really like him.” 2
1 Samuel 20:3Context
20:3 Taking an oath, David again 3 said, “Your father is very much aware of the fact 4 that I have found favor with you, and he has thought, 5 ‘Don’t let Jonathan know about this, or he will be upset.’ But as surely as the Lord lives and you live, there is about one step between me and death!”
1 Samuel 20:29Context
20:29 He said, ‘Permit me to go, 6 for we are having a family sacrifice in the city, and my brother urged 7 me to be there. So now, if I have found favor with you, let me go 8 to see my brothers.’ For that reason he has not come to the king’s table.”
1 Samuel 27:3Context
27:3 David settled with Achish in Gath, along with his men and their families. 9 David had with him his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelite and Abigail the Carmelite, Nabal’s widow.
1 tc Several medieval Hebrew
2 tn Heb “Let David stand before me, for he has found favor in my eyes.”
3 tc The LXX and the Syriac Peshitta lack the word “again.”
4 tn The infinitive absolute appears before the finite verb for emphasis.
6 tn Heb “send me.”
7 tn Heb “commanded.”
8 tn Heb “be released [from duty].”
9 tn Heb “a man and his house.”