Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD, that hath pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and hath kept his servant from evil: for the LORD hath returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent and communed with Abigail, to take her to him to wife.

To take her

Bible References

Pleaded

Proverbs 22:23
For Jehovah will plead their cause, And despoil of life those that despoil them.
Lamentations 3:58
O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; thou hast redeemed my life.
Micah 7:9
I will bear the indignation of Jehovah, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.

Kept his servant

1 Samuel 25:26
Now therefore, my lord, as Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing Jehovah hath withholden thee from bloodguiltiness, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now therefore let thine enemies, and them that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
Hosea 2:6
Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she shall not find her paths.
2 Corinthians 13:7
Now we pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we may appear approved, but that ye may do that which is honorable, though we be as reprobate.
1 Thessalonians 5:23
And the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 4:18
The Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will save me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Hath returned

2 Samuel 3:28
And afterward, when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before Jehovah for ever of the blood of Abner the son of Ner:
1 Kings 2:44
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thy heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore Jehovah shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head.
Esther 7:10
So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Psalm 7:16
His mischief shall return upon his own head, And his violence shall come down upon his own pate.

To take her

Proverbs 18:22
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, And obtaineth favor of Jehovah.

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