1 Samuel 19:12
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King James Version
So Michal let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, and escaped.

Darby Bible Translation
And Michal let David down through a window; and he went, and fled and escaped.

World English Bible
So Michal let David down through the window. He went, fled, and escaped.

Young's Literal Translation
And Michal causeth David to go down through the window, and he goeth on, and fleeth, and escapeth;

1 Samuel 19:12 Parallel
Geneva Study Bible

So Michal {e} let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, and escaped.

(e) Thus God moved both the son and daughter of this tyrant to favour David against their father.1 Samuel 19:12 Parallel Commentaries

Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Acts 9:25
Then the disciples took him by night, and let him down by the wall in a basket.

2 Corinthians 11:33
And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.

Joshua 2:15
Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.

1 Samuel 14:49
Now the sons of Saul were Jonathan, and Ishui, and Melchishua: and the names of his two daughters were these; the name of the firstborn Merab, and the name of the younger Michal:

2 Samuel 17:20
And when Absalom's servants came to the woman to the house, they said, Where is Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said unto them, They be gone over the brook of water. And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.

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