1 Chronicles 19:3

Overview - 1 Chronicles 19
David's messengers, sent to comfort Hanun, the son of Nahash, are villainously treated.
The Ammonites, strengthened by the Syrians, are overcome by Joab and Abishai.
16 Shophach, making a new supply of the Syrians, is slain by David.
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1 Chronicles 19:3  (King James Version)
But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? are not his servants come unto thee for to search, and to overthrow, and to spy out the land?

but the princes
1 Samuel 29:4 1 Samuel 29:9 ; 1 Kings 12:8-11

Thinkest thou that David
Hebrew In thine eyes doth David.
1 Corinthians 13:5-7

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