2 Samuel 1:23; 2 Samuel 2:27; 2 Samuel 4:9; 2 Samuel 11:11; 2 Samuel 12:5; 2 Samuel 12:18; 2 Samuel 12:21-22; 2 Samuel 14:11; 2 Samuel 14:19; 2 Samuel 15:21; 2 Samuel 18:14; 2 Samuel 18:18; 2 Samuel 19:6; 2 Samuel 19:34; 2 Samuel 21:10; 2 Samuel 22:47; 2 Samuel 23:11; 2 Samuel 23:13
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided : they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
And Joab said , As God liveth, unless thou hadst spoken , surely then in the morning the people had gone up every one from following his brother.
And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, As the LORD liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink , and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die:
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died . And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead : for they said , Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice: how will he then vex himself , if we tell him that the child is dead ?
Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done ? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead , thou didst rise and eat bread.
And he said , While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept : for I said , Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?
Then said she, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God, that thou wouldest not suffer the revengers of blood to destroy any more , lest they destroy my son. And he said , As the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair of thy son fall to the earth.
And the king said , Is not the hand of Joab with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said , As thy soul liveth, my lord the king, none can turn to the right hand or to the left from ought that my lord the king hath spoken : for thy servant Joab, he bade me, and he put all these words in the mouth of thine handmaid:
And Ittai answered the king, and said , As the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.
Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak.
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said , I have no son to keep my name in remembrance : and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
In that thou lovest thine enemies , and hatest thy friends . For thou hast declared this day, that thou regardest neither princes nor servants: for this day I perceive , that if Absalom had lived, and all we had died this day, then it had pleased thee well .
And Barzillai said unto the king, How long have I to live , that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem?
And Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water dropped upon them out of heaven, and suffered neither the birds of the air to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and exalted be the God of the rock of my salvation.
And after him was Shammah the son of Agee the Hararite. And the Philistines were gathered together into a troop, where was a piece of ground full of lentiles: and the people fled from the Philistines.
And three of the thirty chief went down , and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.