Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.
1 Samuel 13:10
And when the burned offering was ended, Samuel came; and Saul went out to see him and to give him a blessing.
And blessing him, said, May the blessing of the Most High God, maker of heaven and earth, be on Abram:
And he said to his mother, The eleven hundred shekels of silver which were taken from you, about which you took an oath and said in my hearing, I have given this silver to the Lord from my hand for myself, to make a pictured image and a metal image: see, I have the silver, for I took it: so now I will give it back to you. And his mother said, May the blessing of the Lord be on my son.
And he said, May the Lord give you his blessing, my daughter: even better than what you did at the first is this last kind act you have done, in not going after young men, with or without wealth.
I have performed
1 Samuel 15:9
But Saul and the people did not put Agag to death, and they kept the best of the sheep and the oxen and the fat beasts and the lambs, and whatever was good, not desiring to put them to the curse: but everything which was bad and of no use they put to the curse.
And the man said, The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me the fruit of the tree and I took it.
Let another man give you praise, and not your mouth; one who is strange to you, and not your lips.
He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.
There is a generation, O how full of pride are their eyes! O how their brows are lifted up!
Give her credit for what her hands have made: let her be praised by her works in the public place.
In the same way, when you have done all the things which are given you to do, say, There is no profit in us, for we have only done what we were ordered to do.
The Pharisee, taking up his position, said to himself these words: God, I give you praise because I am not like other men, who take more than their right, who are evil-doers, who are untrue to their wives, or even like this tax-farmer.