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1 Samuel 23:17 NIV

17 “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “My father Saul will not lay a hand on you. You will be king over Israel, and I will be second to you. Even my father Saul knows this.”

References for 1 Samuel 23:17

Study tools for 1 Samuel 23:17

  • a 23:15 - Or "he was afraid because"
  • b 23:28 - "Sela Hammahlekoth" means "rock of parting."
  • c 23:29 - In Hebrew texts this verse (23:29) is numbered 24:1.