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1 Samuel 22:17-18

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22:17 Then the king said to the messengers 1  who were stationed beside him, “Turn and kill the priests of the Lord, for they too have sided 2  with David! They knew he was fleeing, but they did not inform me.” But the king’s servants refused to harm 3  the priests of the Lord.

22:18 Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn and strike down the priests!” So Doeg the Edomite turned and struck down the priests. He killed on that day eighty-five 4  men who wore the linen ephod.

1 tn Heb “runners.”

2 tn Heb “their hand is.”

3 tn Heb “to extend their hand to harm.”

4 tc The number is confused in the Greek ms tradition. The LXX, with the exception of the Lucianic recension, has the number 305. The Lucianic recension, along with a couple of Old Latin mss, has the number 350.



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