Do not withhold good from those who need it,
“‘But I will spare some of you. Some will escape the sword when you are scattered in foreign lands.
The slave masters were pressuring
Then, when my sanctuary is among them forever, the nations will know that I, the Lord, sanctify Israel.’”
As the war continued between the house of Saul and the house of David, Abner was becoming more influential
During David’s campaign against Edom,
Should you not have obeyed the words that the Lord cried out through the former prophets when Jerusalem
When Joshua was near
Let our lord instruct his servants who are here before you to look for a man who knows how to play the lyre. Then whenever the evil spirit from God comes upon you, he can play the lyre
So whenever the spirit from God would come upon Saul, David would take his lyre and play it. This would bring relief to Saul and make him feel better. Then the evil spirit would leave him alone.
In the past, when Saul was our king, you were the real leader in Israel.
In the past, even when Saul was king, you were Israel’s commanding general.
On the seventh day the child died. But the servants of David were afraid to inform him that the child had died, for they said, “While the child was still alive he would not listen to us
Then you will know that I am the Lord – when their dead lie among their idols around their altars, on every high hill and all the mountaintops, under every green tree and every leafy oak,