2 Samuel 22:27
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King James Version
With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself unsavoury.

Darby Bible Translation
With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; And with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.

World English Bible
With the pure you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.

Young's Literal Translation
With the pure Thou shewest Thyself pure, And with the perverse Thou shewest Thyself a wrestler.

2 Samuel 22:27 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

shew thyself unsavoury: or, wrestle

Geneva Study Bible

With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the {n} froward thou wilt shew thyself unsavoury.

(n) Their wickedness is cause that you seem to forget your usual mercy.2 Samuel 22:27 Parallel Commentaries

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The First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

In the Present Crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian Men...
IN the present crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian men, the task of destroying confidence in the first chapter of Genesis has been undertaken by Mr. C. W. Goodwin, M.A. He requires us to "regard it as the speculation of some Hebrew Descartes or Newton, promulgated in all good faith as the best and most probable account that could be then given of God's Universe." (p. 252.) Mr. Goodwin remarks with scorn, that "we are asked to believe that a vision of Creation was presented to him
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Matthew 5:8
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

Romans 1:28
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

1 John 3:3
And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

Leviticus 26:23
And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me;

Leviticus 26:24
Then will I also walk contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins.

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