1 Samuel 18:23

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 18:23  (King James Version)
And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

a light
1 John 3:1

a poor man
9:21 Proverbs 14:20 ; Proverbs 19:6 Proverbs 19:7 Ecclesiastes 9:15 Ecclesiastes 9:16

and lightly
Psalms 119:141