1 Samuel 2:27; 1 Samuel 3:17; 1 Samuel 10:18; 1 Samuel 11:7; 1 Samuel 11:9; 1 Samuel 14:44; 1 Samuel 15:2; 1 Samuel 17:27; 1 Samuel 18:25; 1 Samuel 20:13; 1 Samuel 25:6; 1 Samuel 25:22; 1 Samuel 27:11
Then a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "Thus says the LORD , 'Did I not indeed reveal Myself to the house of your father when they were in Egypt in bondage to Pharaoh's house?
He said, "What is the word that He spoke to you? Please do not hide it from me. May God do so to you, and more also, if you hide anything from me of all the words that He spoke to you."
and he said to the sons of Israel, "Thus says the LORD , the God of Israel, 'I brought Israel up from Egypt, and I delivered you from the hand of the Egyptians and from the power of all the kingdoms that were oppressing you.'
He took a yoke of oxen and cut them in pieces, and sent them throughout the territory of Israel by the hand of messengers, saying, "Whoever does not come out after Saul and after Samuel, so shall it be done to his oxen." Then the dread of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out as one man.
They said to the messengers who had come, "Thus you shall say to the men of Jabesh-gilead , 'Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will have deliverance.' " So the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh; and they were glad.
Saul said, "May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'I will punish Amalek for what he did to Israel, how he set himself against him on the way while he was coming up from Egypt.
The people answered him in accord with this word, saying, "Thus it will be done for the man who kills him."
Saul then said, "Thus you shall say to David, 'The king does not desire any dowry except a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take vengeance on the king's enemies.' " Now Saul planned to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
"If it please my father to do you harm, may the LORD do so to Jonathan and more also, if I do not make it known to you and send you away, that you may go in safety. And may the LORD be with you as He has been with my father.
and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.
"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."
David did not leave a man or a woman alive to bring to Gath, saying, "Otherwise they will tell about us, saying, 'So has David done and so has been his practice all the time he has lived in the country of the Philistines.' "