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1 Samuel 25:22

Overview - 1 Samuel 25
Samuel dies.
David in Paran sends to Nabal.
10 Provoked by Nabal's churlishness, he minds to destroy him.
14 Abigail understanding thereof,
18 takes a present;
23 and by her wisdom,
32 pacifies David.
36 Nabal hearing thereof, dies.
39 David takes Abigail and Ahinoam to be his wives.
44 Michal is given to Phalti.
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1 Samuel 25:22  (King James Version)
So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.
 


So and more
Nothing can justify this conduct of David, which was rash, unjust, and cruel in the extreme. David himself condemns it, and thanks God for being prevented from executing this evil. (ver
32-34.)
3:17 14:44 1 Samuel 20:13 1 Samuel 20:16 Ruth 1:17

if I leave
25:34

any that pisseth, etc
This seems to have been a proverbial expression among the Israelites; and may with the utmost propriety be read "any male."
1 Kings 14:10 ; 16:11 21:21 2 Kings 9:8
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