Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in mine hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou huntest my soul to take it.
1 Samuel 18:27
when David, along with his men, went out and struck down two hundred Philistine men. David brought their foreskins and presented all of them to the king so he could become the king's son-in-law. Saul then gave him his daughter Michal in marriage.
2 Kings 5:13
His servants approached and said to him, "O master, if the prophet had told you to do some difficult task, you would have been willing to do it. It seems you should be happy that he simply said, "Wash and you will be healed."
A gentle response turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.
1 Samuel 26:18
He went on to say, "Why is my lord chasing his servant? What have I done? What wrong have I done?
O Lord my God, if I have done what they say, or am guilty of unjust actions,
I did not harm them, but they hid a net to catch me and dug a pit to trap me.
Now this happened to fulfill the word that is written in their law, 'They hated me without reason.'
1 Samuel 23:14
David stayed in the strongholds that were in the desert and in the hill country of the desert of Ziph. Saul looked for him all the time, but God did not deliver David into his hand.
1 Samuel 26:20
Now don't let my blood fall to the ground away from the Lord's presence, for the king of Israel has gone out to look for a flea the way one looks for a partridge in the hill country."
If I lift myself up, you hunt me as a fierce lion, and again you display your power against me.
A slanderer will not endure on the earth; calamity will hunt down a violent man and strike him down.
(Tsade) Our enemies hunted us down at every step so that we could not walk about in our streets. Our end drew near, our days were numbered, for our end had come!
and say 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to those who sew bands on all their wrists and make headbands for heads of every size to entrap people's lives! Will you entrap my people's lives, yet preserve your own lives?
Faithful men have disappeared from the land; there are no godly men left. They all wait in ambush so they can shed blood; they hunt their own brother with a net.
May integrity and godliness protect me, for I rely on you!