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
And David said to Abiathar, I knew it that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would certainly tell Saul: I am accountable for all the lives of thy father's house.
Proverbs 12:19
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected.