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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, You are more righteous than I, for you have rewarded me with good, but I have rewarded you evil.
They rewarded me evil for good; bereaving my soul.
And those who give evil for good oppose me, because I follow good.
For my love they are my foes; but I am in prayer.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Jesus answered them, I have shown you many good works from My Father; for which of these do you stone Me?
But 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 You suddenly bring a raiding party on them. For they have dug a pit to take me, and have hidden snares for my feet.
Yea, you cause anger to fall on the fatherless, and you dig a pit for your friend.
He dug a pit and bored it, and has fallen into the ditch which he made.
For without cause they have spread their net for me in a pit-net; 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, they have fallen into it. Selah.
The wicked have waited for me to destroy me; but I will think on Your testimonies.
Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it; and he who rolls a stone, it will turn back to him.
He who digs a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaks a hedge, a snake shall bite him.
Therefore do not pray for this people, nor lift up cry nor prayer for them, nor make intercession to Me; for I will not hear you.
And you, do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them. For I will not hear them in the time they cry to Me for their trouble.
O Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, act for Your name's sake; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against You.
Then Jehovah said to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before Me, My soul could not be toward this people. Send them out of My sight, and let them go out.
And the men turned their faces away from there, and went toward Sodom. But Abraham still stood before Jehovah.
And He said that He would destroy them, if Moses His chosen had not stood before Him in the breach, to turn away His wrath, so that He should not destroy them.
And I sought for a man among them who should wall up a wall for the land, and stand in the break before me, that I should not destroy it. But I did not find one.
And He showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of Jehovah, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.