Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God.
1 Samuel 17:26
Then spake David unto the men that were standing by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that shall smite yonder Philistine, and so shall take away reproach from off Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he hath reproached the ranks of a Living God?
Than whom, art thou more precious? Descend and be aid low with the uncircumcised:
For, not he who is one in appearance, is a Jew, nor is, that which is such in appearance in flesh, circumcision;
1 Samuel 17:10
And the Philistine said - I, reproach the ranks of Israel, this day, - give me a man, that we may fight together.
Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? Or, the saw, magnify itself, against him that wieldeth it? As if a rod, could wield, them who lift it up! As if a staff, could raise, what is, not wood!
Now, therefore, pledge thyself I pray thee with my lord, the king of Assyria, - That I supply thee with two thousand horses, If thou on thy part be able to set riders upon them;
this, is the word which Yahweh hath spoken concerning him, - The virgin daughter of Zion, laugheth thee to scorn - mocketh thee, The daughter of Jerusalem after thee doth wag her head,
Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, For his own honour, hath he sent me unto the nations that are spoiling you, - Surely, he that toucheth you, toucheth the pupil of mine eye.
And it shall come to pass, in that day, that I will make Jerusalem a lifting-stone, to all the peoples, all who seek to lift her, shall, cut themselves in pieces, - though all the nations of the earth, gather themselves together against her.
Now, therefore, I say unto you - stand aloof from these men, and let them alone; because if, of men, be this project or this work, it will be overthrown, -
And, falling unto the earth, he heard a voice saying unto him - Saul! Saul! why, me, art thou persecuting?
Now, in the course of that season, Herod the king thrust forth his hands to harm some of them of the assembly, -