1 Samuel 18:30

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 18:30  (King James Version)
Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, after they went forth, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that his name was much set by.

the princes
Of this war we know no more than that David, whose military skill was greater, was more successful in it, than all the other officers of Saul.

went forth
2 Samuel 11:1

behaved himself
5 ; Psalms 119:99 ; Daniel 1:20 ; Luke 21:15 ; Ephesians 5:15

set by
Hebrew precious.
2:30 26:21 2 Kings 1:13 ; Psalms 116:15 ; 1 Peter 2:4 1 Peter 2:7