1 Samuel 18:21

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 18:21  (King James Version)
And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be my son in law in the one of the twain.

a snare
Exodus 10:7 ; Psalms 7:14-16 ; 38:12 Proverbs 26:24-26 ; 29:5 Jeremiah 5:26 ; 9:8

the hand
17 ; 1 Samuel 19:11 1 Samuel 19:12

this day