Bible VersionsKJV1 Samuel 6:21; 1 Samuel 11:3-4; 1 Samuel 11:7; 1 Samuel 11:9; 1 Samuel 16:19; 1 Samuel 19:11; 1 Samuel 19:14-16; 1 Samuel 19:20-21; 1 Samuel 23:27; 1 Samuel 25:14; 1 Samuel 25:42; 1 Samuel 29:9
1 Samuel 6:21; 1 Samuel 11:3-4; 1 Samuel 11:7; 1 Samuel 11:9; 1 Samuel 16:19; 1 Samuel 19:11; 1 Samuel 19:14-16; 1 Samuel 19:20-21; 1 Samuel 23:27; 1 Samuel 25:14; 1 Samuel 25:42; 1 Samuel 29:9 (King James Version)
And the elders of Jabesh said unto him, Give us seven days' respite , that we may send messengers unto all the coasts of Israel: and then, if there be no man to save us, we will come out to thee.
Then came the messengers to Gibeah of Saul, and told the tidings in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voices, and wept .
And he took a yoke of oxen, and hewed them in pieces , and sent them throughout all the coasts of Israel by the hands of messengers, saying , Whosoever cometh not forth after Saul and after Samuel, so shall it be done unto his oxen. And the fear of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out with one consent.
And they said unto the messengers that came , Thus shall ye say unto the men of Jabeshgilead , To morrow, by that time the sun be hot, ye shall have help. And the messengers came and shewed it to the men of Jabesh; and they were glad .
Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying , If thou save not thy life to night, to morrow thou shalt be slain .
And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said , He is sick .
And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying , Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.
And when the messengers were come in , behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster.
And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying , and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied .
And when it was told Saul, he sent other messengers, and they prophesied likewise. And Saul sent messengers again the third time, and they prophesied also.