Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And David saved neither man nor woman alive, to bring tidings to Gath, saying, Lest they should tell on us, saying, So did David, and so will be his manner all the while he dwelleth in the country of the Philistines.

Bible References

Lest

1 Samuel 22:22
Then David said to Abiathar, “I knew on that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would surely tell Saul. I have brought about the death of every person in your father’s household.
Proverbs 12:19
Truthful lips will be established forever,
But a lying tongue is only for a moment.
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man brings a snare,
But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted.