Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Saul said, They have brought them from the Amalekites: for the people spared the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the LORD thy God; and the rest we have utterly destroyed.
1 Samuel 15:9
But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.
And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are'set on evil.
If like Adam I have covered my transgressions, By hiding mine iniquity in my bosom,
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.