1 Samuel 25:17
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English Standard Version
Now therefore know this and consider what you should do, for harm is determined against our master and against all his house, and he is such a worthless man that one cannot speak to him.”

King James Bible
Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his household: for he is such a son of Belial, that a man cannot speak to him.

American Standard Version
Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his house: for he is such a worthless fellow, that one cannot speak to him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore consider, and think what thou hast to do: for evil is determined against thy husband, and against thy house, and he is a son of Belial, so that no man can speak to him.

English Revised Version
Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his house: for he is such a son of Belial, that one cannot speak to him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do: for evil is determined against our master, and against all his household: for he is such a son of Belial, that a man cannot speak to him.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"And I should take my bread and my water (i.e., my food and drink), and my cattle, ... and give them to men whom I do not know whence they are?" ולקחתּי is a perfect with vav consec., and the whole sentence is to be taken as a question.

1 Samuel 25:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

evil

1 Samuel 20:7,9,33 If he say thus, It is well; your servant shall have peace: but if he be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him...

2 Chronicles 25:16 And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said to him, Are you made of the king's counsel? forbear...

Esther 7:7 And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden...

a son of Belial

1 Samuel 25:25 Let not my lord, I pray you, regard this man of Belial, even Nabal: for as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name...

1 Samuel 2:12 Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

Deuteronomy 13:13 Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying...

Judges 19:22 Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about...

2 Samuel 23:6,7 But the sons of Belial shall be all of them as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands...

1 Kings 21:10,13 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, You did blaspheme God and the king...

2 Chronicles 13:7 And there are gathered to him vain men, the children of Belial, and have strengthened themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon...

that a man

1 Samuel 20:32,33 And Jonathan answered Saul his father, and said to him, Why shall he be slain? what has he done...

2 Kings 5:13,14 And his servants came near, and spoke to him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid you do some great thing...

Cross References
1 Samuel 10:27
But some worthless fellows said, "How can this man save us?" And they despised him and brought him no present. But he held his peace.

1 Samuel 20:7
If he says, 'Good!' it will be well with your servant, but if he is angry, then know that harm is determined by him.

1 Samuel 25:16
They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

1 Samuel 25:18
Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two skins of wine and five sheep already prepared and five seahs of parched grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.

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