Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 repaid me with good, whereas I have repaid thee with evil.
They rewarded me evil for good until my soul was alone.
rendering evil for good they are against me because I follow that which is good.
They have responded to my love by becoming my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.
Whosoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
But this comes to pass that the word might 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 dug a pit to take me and hid snares for my feet.
Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.
He made a pit and deepened it and shall fall into the ditch which he made.
For without cause they have hid their net for me in a pit, which without cause they have dug for my soul.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down; they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.
The wicked have waited for me to destroy me, but I will consider thy testimonies.
Whosoever digs a pit shall fall therein, and he that rolls a stone, it will return upon him.
He that digs a pit shall fall into it, and whosoever breaks a hedge, 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 a cry or prayer for them for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me in their trouble.
O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do it for thy name's sake; for our rebellions have multiplied; we have sinned against thee.
Then the LORD said unto me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my will would not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.
And the men turned their faces from there and went toward Sodom; but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
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 make up the hedge and stand in the gap before me for the land that I should not destroy it, but I found no one.
And he showed me Joshua the high priest, standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.