1 Samuel 2:20; 1 Samuel 9:13; 1 Samuel 13:10; 1 Samuel 15:13; 1 Samuel 23:21; 1 Samuel 25:14; 1 Samuel 25:32-33; 1 Samuel 25:39; 1 Samuel 26:25
Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you children from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD ." And they went to their own home.
"As soon as you enter the city you will find him before he goes up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he comes, because he must bless the sacrifice; afterward those who are invited will eat. Now therefore, go up for you will find him at once."
As soon as he finished offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came; and Saul went out to meet him and to greet him.
Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD ! I have carried out the command of the LORD ."
Saul said, "May you be blessed of the LORD , for you have had compassion on me
But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, "Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our master, and he scorned them.
Then David said to Abigail, "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me,
and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodshed and from avenging myself by my own hand.
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Blessed be the LORD , who has pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal and has kept back His servant from evil. The LORD has also returned the evildoing of Nabal on his own head." Then David sent a proposal to Abigail, to take her as his wife.
Then Saul said to David, "Blessed are you, my son David; you will both accomplish much and surely prevail." So David went on his way, and Saul returned to his place.