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1 Samuel 26

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one The Zipheans came to Saul in Gibeah and said: Behold, David hides in our place on the hill of Gahil, which is to the right of Joshimon.
2 And Saul arose and went down to the desert of Ziph, and with him three thousand selected men of Israel to seek David in the desert of Ziph.
3 And Saul sat on the hill of Gahil, which is to the right of Jeshimon, by the way; David was in the wilderness and saw that Saul was following him into the wilderness;
4 and David sent spies and learned that Saul had indeed come.
5 And David arose, and went to the place where Saul camped, and David saw the place where Saul and Abner, the son of Nirov, his military commander, slept. Saul slept in a tent, and the people settled around him.

6 And David turned and said to Ahimelech the Hittite and Abishai, the son of Zeruin, the brother of Joab, saying: Who shall go with me to Saul in the camp? And Abishai answered, I will go with you.
7 And David and Abishai came to the people of Saul at night; and, behold, Saul lay sleeping in a tent, and his spear was thrust into the ground at his head; Abner and the people lie around him.
8 Absessa said to David: Now God has delivered your enemy into your hands; so let me, I will nail it with a spear to the ground with one blow and I won’t repeat it.
nine But David said to Abishah: Do not kill him; for who, having raised his hand against the anointed of the Lord, will remain unpunished?
10 And David said, Lord is alive! may the Lord smite him, or his day will come, and he will die, or go to war and perish; May the Lord not allow me to raise my hand against the anointed of the Lord;
eleven and take his spear, which is at his head, and a vessel of water, and let us go to our place.
12 And David took a spear and a vessel of water at the head of Saul, and they went to their house; and no one saw, and no one knew, and no one woke up, but everyone was asleep, for a dream from the Lord fell upon them.

thirteen And David crossed to the other side and stood on the top of a mountain in the distance; the great distance [was] between them.
14 And David called upon the people and Abner, the son of Neri, saying, Answer Abner. And Abner answered and said, Who are you, that you cry and [trouble] the king?
fifteen And David said to Abner, Are you not a husband, and who is equal to you in Israel? Why do not you protect your master, the king? for one of the people came to destroy the king your lord.
sixteen You are not doing it well; the Lord lives! you are worthy of death because you do not protect your master, the anointed of the Lord. Look, where is the king’s spear and a vessel of water, that [were] at his head?
17 And Saul recognized the voice of David, and said, Is this your voice, my son David? And David said, My voice is my lord, king.
eighteen And he said [more]: Why does my lord pursue his servant? What I've done? what evil is in my hand?
nineteen And now let my lord, the king, listen to the words of his slave: if the Lord hardened you against me, then let it be a sacrifice from you; if they are sons of men, then they are cursed before the Lord, for they have expelled me now, so as not to belong to my inheritance of the Lord, saying: `` Go, serve the strange gods. ''
twenty May my blood not be shed on the earth before the face of the Lord; for the king of Israel went out to look for one flea, as they were chasing partridge in the mountains.

21 And Saul said, I have sinned; return, my son David, for I will no longer do evil to you, because my soul was now dear to your eyes; I acted madly and sinned a lot.
22 And David answered and said, Behold the king’s spear; let one of the ladies come and take him;
23 and may the Lord give to everyone according to his truth and his truth, because the Lord betrayed you into my hands, but I did not want to raise my hands against the anointed of the Lord;
24 and may, how precious your life was now in my eyes, my life is valued in the eyes of the Lord, and may it deliver me from all misfortune!
25 And Saul said to David, Blessed are you, my son David; and you will do the work, and you will overcome it. And David went his way, and Saul returned to his place.

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