Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, Let not Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved: but truly as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, there is but a step between me and death.

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But truly

1 Samuel 25:26
So then, my lord, {as Yahweh lives and as your soul lives}, since Yahweh restrained you from bloodguilt {by taking matters into your own hand}, so then, may your enemies be like Nabal, even {those who seek to do my lord harm}.
1 Samuel 27:1
Then David {thought to himself}, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul! There is nothing better for me but [that] I must certainly escape to the land of [the] Philistines. Then Saul will desist from searching for me further in all of the territories of Israel, and so I will escape from his hand."
2 Samuel 15:21
But Ittai answered the king and said, "{As Yahweh lives} and {my lord the king lives}, surely in the place wherever my lord the king shall be, if for death or if for life, surely there your servant will be."
2 Kings 2:2
Elijah said to Elisha, "Please stay here, for Yahweh has sent me up to Bethel." Elisha said, "{As Yahweh lives} and {as your soul lives}, I will certainly not leave you!" So they went down [to] Bethel.

But a step

1 Samuel 27:1
Then David {thought to himself}, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul! There is nothing better for me but [that] I must certainly escape to the land of [the] Philistines. Then Saul will desist from searching for me further in all of the territories of Israel, and so I will escape from his hand."
Deuteronomy 28:66
And {your life shall hang in doubt before you}, and you shall be startled night and day, and you shall not be confident of your life.
Psalm 116:3
[The] ropes of death encircled me, and the distresses of Sheol found me. I found trouble and grief.
1 Corinthians 15:30
And why are we in danger every hour?
2 Corinthians 1:9
But [we] ourselves had the sentence of death in ourselves, so that we would not be putting confidence in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead,

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Psalm 118:13
You pushed me hard to [make me] fall, but Yahweh helped me.