New International Version
Now Saul's daughter Michal was in love with David, and when they told Saul about it, he was pleased.
King James Bible
And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Michal Saul's daughter loved David; and they told Saul, and the thing was right in his sight.
World English Bible
Michal, Saul's daughter, loved David; and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.
Young's Literal Translation
And Michal daughter of Saul loveth David, and they declare to Saul, and the thing is right in his eyes,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fight the Lord's battles - Mr. Calmet properly remarks that the wars of the Hebrews, while conducted by the express orders of God, were truly the wars of the Lord; but when the spirit of worldly ambition and domination became mingled with them, they were no longer the wars of the Lord, but wars of lust and profanity.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
pleased him [heb] was right in his eyes
LibraryA Soul's Tragedy
'And David went out whithersoever Saul sent him, and behaved himself wisely: and Saul set him over the men of war; and he was accepted in the sight of all the people, and also in the sight of Saul's servants. 6. And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick. 7. And the women answered one another as they played, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Samuel 14:49
Saul's sons were Jonathan, Ishvi and Malki-Shua. The name of his older daughter was Merab, and that of the younger was Michal.
1 Samuel 18:28
When Saul realized that the LORD was with David and that his daughter Michal loved David,
2 Samuel 3:13
"Good," said David. "I will make an agreement with you. But I demand one thing of you: Do not come into my presence unless you bring Michal daughter of Saul when you come to see me."
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