Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 25:24-31

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1 Samuel 25:24-31

NIV 24 She fell at his feet and said: “Pardon your servant, my lord, and let me speak to you; hear what your servant has to say. NIV 24 She fell at his feet and said: “Pardon your servant, my lord, and let me speak to you; hear what your servant has to say. NIV 25 Please pay no attention, my lord, to that wicked man Nabal. He is just like his name—his name means Fool, and folly goes with him. And as for me, your servant, I did not see the men my lord sent. NIV 25 Please pay no attention, my lord, to that wicked man Nabal. He is just like his name—his name means Fool, and folly goes with him. And as for me, your servant, I did not see the men my lord sent. NIV 26 And now, my lord, as surely as the LORD your God lives and as you live, since the LORD has kept you from bloodshed and from avenging yourself with your own hands, may your enemies and all who are intent on harming my lord be like Nabal. NIV 26 And now, my lord, as surely as the LORD your God lives and as you live, since the LORD has kept you from bloodshed and from avenging yourself with your own hands, may your enemies and all who are intent on harming my lord be like Nabal. NIV 27 And let this gift, which your servant has brought to my lord, be given to the men who follow you. NIV 27 And let this gift, which your servant has brought to my lord, be given to the men who follow you. NIV 28 “Please forgive your servant’s presumption. The LORD your God will certainly make a lasting dynasty for my lord, because you fight the LORD’s battles, and no wrongdoing will be found in you as long as you live. NIV 28 “Please forgive your servant’s presumption. The LORD your God will certainly make a lasting dynasty for my lord, because you fight the LORD’s battles, and no wrongdoing will be found in you as long as you live. NIV 29 Even though someone is pursuing you to take your life, the life of my lord will be bound securely in the bundle of the living by the LORD your God, but the lives of your enemies he will hurl away as from the pocket of a sling. NIV 29 Even though someone is pursuing you to take your life, the life of my lord will be bound securely in the bundle of the living by the LORD your God, but the lives of your enemies he will hurl away as from the pocket of a sling. NIV 30 When the LORD has fulfilled for my lord every good thing he promised concerning him and has appointed him ruler over Israel, NIV 30 When the LORD has fulfilled for my lord every good thing he promised concerning him and has appointed him ruler over Israel, NIV 31 my lord will not have on his conscience the staggering burden of needless bloodshed or of having avenged himself. And when the LORD your God has brought my lord success, remember your servant.” NIV 31 my lord will not have on his conscience the staggering burden of needless bloodshed or of having avenged himself. And when the LORD your God has brought my lord success, remember your servant.”