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1 Samuel 17:27

27 They repeated to him what they had been saying and told him, “This is what will be done for the man who kills him.”

Read 1 Samuel 17:27 Using Other Translations

And the people answered him after this manner, saying, So shall it be done to the man that killeth him.
And the people answered him in the same way, "So shall it be done to the man who kills him."
And these men gave David the same reply. They said, “Yes, that is the reward for killing him.”

What does 1 Samuel 17:27 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 17:27

And the people answered him after this manner
Told him what was proposed to be done in honour to the man that should attempt to kill him, and succeed:

saying, so shall it be done to the man that killeth him;
as before related, that he should be enriched, marry the king's daughter, and his family be ennobled, ( 1 Samuel 17:25 ) .

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