1 Samuel 24:10-20 NIV

10 This day you have seen with your own eyes how the LORD delivered you into my hands in the cave. Some urged me to kill you, but I spared you; I said, ‘I will not lay my hand on my lord, because he is the LORD’s anointed.’

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      11 See, my father, look at this piece of your robe in my hand! I cut off the corner of your robe but did not kill you. See that there is nothing in my hand to indicate that I am guilty of wrongdoing or rebellion. I have not wronged you, but you are hunting me down to take my life.

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      12 May the LORD judge between you and me. And may the LORD avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.

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      13 As the old saying goes, ‘From evildoers come evil deeds,’ so my hand will not touch you.

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      14 “Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Who are you pursuing? A dead dog? A flea?

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      15 May the LORD be our judge and decide between us. May he consider my cause and uphold it; may he vindicate me by delivering me from your hand.”

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      16 When David finished saying this, Saul asked, “Is that your voice, David my son?” And he wept aloud.

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      17 “You are more righteous than I,” he said. “You have treated me well, but I have treated you badly.

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      18 You have just now told me about the good you did to me; the LORD delivered me into your hands, but you did not kill me.

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      19 When a man finds his enemy, does he let him get away unharmed? May the LORD reward you well for the way you treated me today.

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      20 I know that you will surely be king and that the kingdom of Israel will be established in your hands.

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