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1 Samuel 25:33

1 Samuel 25:33

And blessed [be] thy advice
Thanks be to God, and to thee for it, being wise, good, and seasonable; or "thy taste" F7, thy good sense, knowledge, as the Targum, discretion, prudence, and understanding: and blessed [be] thou which hast kept me this day from coming to [shed]
blood;
he came out with a full resolution to shed the blood of Nabal, and of all the males in his house, but was stopped by Abigail; who by her arguments so prevailed upon him as to cause him to desist from his design, and thankful he was to God for it; for though he had vowed he would destroy Nabal and his family, yet being a rash sinful vow, he saw it was better to break it than to keep it: and from avenging myself with mine own hand;
which to do would have been sinful, vengeance only belonging to God; and now he leaves it to him, and is very thankful that he was prevented doing it himself.


FOOTNOTES:

F7 (Kmej) "sapor tuus", Piscator; "discretio tua", Montanus.
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