Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be my son in law in the one of the twain.

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A snare

Exodus 10:7
And the servants of Pharaoh said to him, "Until when will this be a snare for us? Release the men so that they may serve Yahweh their God. Do you not yet know that Egypt is destroyed?"
Psalm 7:14
See, he travails with evil. He is pregnant with trouble, and he gives birth to deception.
Psalm 38:12
Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.
Proverbs 26:24
On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit.
Proverbs 29:5
A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.
Jeremiah 5:26
For wicked people are found among my people, they lie in wait like the hiding of fowlers, they set up a trap, they catch humans.
Jeremiah 9:8
Their tongue [is] a murderous arrow, it speaks deceit. With his mouth he speaks peace with his neighbor, but in his inner parts he sets up his ambush.

The hand

1 Samuel 18:17
Then Saul said to David, "Here [is] my older daughter Merab. I will give her to you as [your] wife. Only be {a brave warrior} for me and fight the battles of Yahweh." For Saul thought, "My hand will not be against him, but let the hand of [the] Philistines be against him."
1 Samuel 19:11
Then Saul sent messengers to David's house to guard him and to kill him in the morning, but Michal his wife told David, saying, "If {you do not save your life} tonight, [then] tomorrow you [will be] killed!"

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1 Samuel 18:26
So his servants told David these words, and the matter {pleased David} to become the son-in-law of the king [as] {the specified time had not expired}.

General references

Psalm 37:12
[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth.
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod secretly summoned the wise men [and] determined precisely from them the time [when] the star appeared.