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1 Samuel 18:27 DBY

27 when David arose and went, he and his men, and smote of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they delivered them in full to the king, that he might be the king's son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter as wife.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 18:27

  • a 18:5 - i.e., for warlike raids, as Judg. 11.3, &c.
  • b 18:6 - The word is differently understood; some interpret it 'noble songs.' It is as 'excellent things' in Prov. 22.20.
  • c 18:11 - Lit. 'said;' so ver. 17; ch. 20.3,26.
  • d 18:11 - That is 'transfix him to the wall.'
  • e 18:14 - Or 'for.'
  • f 18:15 - Or 'behaved wisely:' see ver. 30; Jer. 23.5.
  • g 18:21 - Some connect 'a second time' with the preceding clause; others translate, 'by one of the two.'
  • h 18:30 - As Judg. 11.3, &c., see also ver. 5
  • i 18:30 - Or 'prospered more.' See ver. 5 and Note, Prov. 1.3.