Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They have now compassed us in our steps; They set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
Many bulls have compassed me; Strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.
They came round about me like water all the day long; They compassed me about together.
2 Samuel 16:7
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Begone, begone, thou man of blood, and base fellow:
Ephraim compasseth me about with falsehood, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the Holy One.
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit; Without cause have they digged a pit for my soul.
For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; The mighty gather themselves together against me: Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.
They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head: They that would cut me off, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: That which I took not away I have to restore.
1 Samuel 19:4
And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
1 Samuel 26:18
And he said, Wherefore doth my lord pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in my hand?
2 Samuel 15:12
And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.
If I had not done among them the works which none other did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.