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Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.
1 Samuel 24:17
And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I; for thou hast rendered unto me good, whereas I have rendered unto thee evil.
They reward me evil for good, To the bereaving of my soul.
They also that render evil for good Are adversaries unto me, because I follow the thing that is good.
For my love they are my adversaries: But I give myself unto prayer.
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.
Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from the Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
But this cometh to pass , that the word may be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them; for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.
He hath made a pit, and digged it, And is fallen into the ditch which he made.
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit; Without cause have they digged a pit for my soul.
They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah
The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me; But I will consider thy testimonies.
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; And he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh through a wall, a serpent shall bite him.
Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me; for I will not hear thee.
Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them; for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me because of their trouble.
Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.
Then said Jehovah unto me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind would not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.
And the men turned from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before Jehovah.
Therefore he said that he would destroy them, Had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them .
And I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found none.
And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of Jehovah, and Satan standing at his right hand to be his adversary.