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1 Samuel 19

NIV 1 Saul told his son Jonathan and all the attendants to kill David. But Jonathan was very fond of David NIV 1 Saul told his son Jonathan and all the attendants to kill David. But Jonathan was very fond of David NIV 2 and warned him, "My father Saul is looking for a chance to kill you. Be on your guard tomorrow morning; go into hiding and stay there. NIV 2 and warned him, "My father Saul is looking for a chance to kill you. Be on your guard tomorrow morning; go into hiding and stay there. NIV 3 I will go out and stand with my father in the field where you are. I'll speak to him about you and will tell you what I find out." NIV 3 I will go out and stand with my father in the field where you are. I'll speak to him about you and will tell you what I find out." NIV 4 Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, "Let not the king do wrong to his servant David; he has not wronged you, and what he has done has benefited you greatly. NIV 4 Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, "Let not the king do wrong to his servant David; he has not wronged you, and what he has done has benefited you greatly. NIV 5 He took his life in his hands when he killed the Philistine. The LORD won a great victory for all Israel, and you saw it and were glad. Why then would you do wrong to an innocent man like David by killing him for no reason?" NIV 5 He took his life in his hands when he killed the Philistine. The LORD won a great victory for all Israel, and you saw it and were glad. Why then would you do wrong to an innocent man like David by killing him for no reason?" NIV 6 Saul listened to Jonathan and took this oath: "As surely as the LORD lives, David will not be put to death." NIV 6 Saul listened to Jonathan and took this oath: "As surely as the LORD lives, David will not be put to death." NIV 7 So Jonathan called David and told him the whole conversation. He brought him to Saul, and David was with Saul as before. NIV 7 So Jonathan called David and told him the whole conversation. He brought him to Saul, and David was with Saul as before. NIV 8 Once more war broke out, and David went out and fought the Philistines. He struck them with such force that they fled before him. NIV 8 Once more war broke out, and David went out and fought the Philistines. He struck them with such force that they fled before him. NIV 9 But an evil spirit from the LORD came upon Saul as he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand. While David was playing the harp, NIV 9 But an evil spirit from the LORD came upon Saul as he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand. While David was playing the harp, NIV 10 Saul tried to pin him to the wall with his spear, but David eluded him as Saul drove the spear into the wall. That night David made good his escape. NIV 10 Saul tried to pin him to the wall with his spear, but David eluded him as Saul drove the spear into the wall. That night David made good his escape. NIV 11 Saul sent men to David's house to watch it and to kill him in the morning. But Michal, David's wife, warned him, "If you don't run for your life tonight, tomorrow you'll be killed." NIV 11 Saul sent men to David's house to watch it and to kill him in the morning. But Michal, David's wife, warned him, "If you don't run for your life tonight, tomorrow you'll be killed." NIV 12 So Michal let David down through a window, and he fled and escaped. NIV 12 So Michal let David down through a window, and he fled and escaped. NIV 13 Then Michal took an idol and laid it on the bed, covering it with a garment and putting some goats' hair at the head. NIV 13 Then Michal took an idol and laid it on the bed, covering it with a garment and putting some goats' hair at the head. NIV 14 When Saul sent the men to capture David, Michal said, "He is ill." NIV 14 When Saul sent the men to capture David, Michal said, "He is ill." NIV 15 Then Saul sent the men back to see David and told them, "Bring him up to me in his bed so that I may kill him." NIV 15 Then Saul sent the men back to see David and told them, "Bring him up to me in his bed so that I may kill him." NIV 16 But when the men entered, there was the idol in the bed, and at the head was some goats' hair. NIV 16 But when the men entered, there was the idol in the bed, and at the head was some goats' hair. NIV 17 Saul said to Michal, "Why did you deceive me like this and send my enemy away so that he escaped?" Michal told him, "He said to me, 'Let me get away. Why should I kill you?' " NIV 17 Saul said to Michal, "Why did you deceive me like this and send my enemy away so that he escaped?" Michal told him, "He said to me, 'Let me get away. Why should I kill you?' " NIV 18 When David had fled and made his escape, he went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel went to Naioth and stayed there. NIV 18 When David had fled and made his escape, he went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel went to Naioth and stayed there. NIV 19 Word came to Saul: "David is in Naioth at Ramah"; NIV 19 Word came to Saul: "David is in Naioth at Ramah"; NIV 20 so he sent men to capture him. But when they saw a group of prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing there as their leader, the Spirit of God came upon Saul's men and they also prophesied. NIV 20 so he sent men to capture him. But when they saw a group of prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing there as their leader, the Spirit of God came upon Saul's men and they also prophesied. NIV 21 Saul was told about it, and he sent more men, and they prophesied too. Saul sent men a third time, and they also prophesied. NIV 21 Saul was told about it, and he sent more men, and they prophesied too. Saul sent men a third time, and they also prophesied. NIV 22 Finally, he himself left for Ramah and went to the great cistern at Secu. And he asked, "Where are Samuel and David?" "Over in Naioth at Ramah," they said. NIV 22 Finally, he himself left for Ramah and went to the great cistern at Secu. And he asked, "Where are Samuel and David?" "Over in Naioth at Ramah," they said. NIV 23 So Saul went to Naioth at Ramah. But the Spirit of God came even upon him, and he walked along prophesying until he came to Naioth. NIV 23 So Saul went to Naioth at Ramah. But the Spirit of God came even upon him, and he walked along prophesying until he came to Naioth. NIV 24 He stripped off his robes and also prophesied in Samuel's presence. He lay that way all that day and night. This is why people say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?" NIV 24 He stripped off his robes and also prophesied in Samuel's presence. He lay that way all that day and night. This is why people say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"