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1 Samuel 18:25

Overview - 1 Samuel 18
Jonathan loves David.
Saul envies his praise;
10 seeks to kill him in his fury;
12 fears him for his good success;
17 offers him his daughters for a snare.
23 David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law, gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry.
28 Saul's hatred and David's glory increase.
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1 Samuel 18:25  (King James Version)
And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
 


dowry
Genesis 29:18 ; 34:12 Exodus 22:16 Exodus 22:17

but an hundred
That is, Thou shalt slay one hundred Philistines, and thou shalt produce their foreskins as a proof, not only that thou hast killed one hundred men, but that these are of the uncircumcised Philistines.

foreskins
1 Samuel 17:26 1 Samuel 17:36 Genesis 17:11-14 ; Joshua 5:3

to be avenged
14:24

thought
17 ; 2 Samuel 17:8-11
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