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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
He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have done good to me, whereas I have done evil to you.
They reward me evil for good, to the bereaving of my soul.
They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.
In return for my love, they are my adversaries; 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 those works do you stone me?"
But this happened so that the word may be fulfilled which was written in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.'
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
He has dug a hole, and has fallen into the pit which he made.
For without cause they have hidden their net in a pit for me. Without cause they have dug a pit for my soul.
They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.
The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.
Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it. Whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.
He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.
Therefore don't pray for this people, neither lift up a cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me; for I will not hear you.
Therefore don't pray for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them; for I will not hear them in the time that they cry to me because of their trouble.
Though our iniquities testify against us, work for your name's sake, Yahweh; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.
Then Yahweh said to 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.
The men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, but Abraham stood yet before Yahweh.
Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had Moses, his chosen, not stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, so that he wouldn't destroy them.
I sought for a man among them, who 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.
He showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of Yahweh, and Satan standing at his right hand to be his adversary.