2 Samuel 3:9; 2 Samuel 3:35; 2 Samuel 7:5; 2 Samuel 7:8; 2 Samuel 11:25; 2 Samuel 12:7; 2 Samuel 12:11; 2 Samuel 15:26; 2 Samuel 16:7; 2 Samuel 18:30; 2 Samuel 18:33; 2 Samuel 19:13; 2 Samuel 24:12
"May God do so to Abner, and more also, if as the LORD has sworn to David, I do not accomplish this for him,
Then all the people came to persuade David to eat bread while it was still day; but David vowed, saying, "May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun goes down."
"Go and say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD , "Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?
"Now therefore, thus you shall say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people Israel.
Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall say to Joab, 'Do not let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another; make your battle against the city stronger and overthrow it'; and so encourage him."
Nathan then said to David, "You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.
"Thus says the LORD , 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight .
"But if He should say thus, 'I have no delight in you,' behold, here I am, let Him do to me as seems good to Him."
Thus Shimei said when he cursed, "Get out, get out, you man of bloodshed, and worthless fellow!
Then the king said, "Turn aside and stand here." So he turned aside and stood still.
The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"
"Say to Amasa, 'Are you not my bone and my flesh? May God do so to me, and more also, if you will not be commander of the army before me continually in place of Joab.' "
"Go and speak to David, 'Thus the LORD says, "I am offering you three things; choose for yourself one of them, which I will do to you.""'