1 Samuel 18:17

Overview - 1 Samuel 18
Jonathan loves David.
Saul envies his praise;
10 seeks to kill him in his fury;
12 fears him for his good success;
17 offers him his daughters for a snare.
23 David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law, gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry.
28 Saul's hatred and David's glory increase.
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1 Samuel 18:17  (King James Version)
And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.

her will I give
17:25 Psalms 12:2 ; 55:21

Hebrew a son of valour. the Lord's.
17:47 25:28 Numbers 32:20 Numbers 32:27 Numbers 32:29

Let not mine
1 Samuel 18:21 1 Samuel 18:25 ; Deuteronomy 17:7 ; 2 Samuel 11:15 ; 12:9