New International Version
Stay with me; don't be afraid. The man who wants to kill you is trying to kill me too. You will be safe with me."
King James Bible
Abide thou with me, fear not: for he that seeketh my life seeketh thy life: but with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
Darby Bible Translation
Abide with me, fear not; for he that seeks my life seeks thy life; for with me thou art in safe keeping.
World English Bible
Stay with me, don't be afraid; for he who seeks my life seeks your life. For with me you shall be in safeguard."
Young's Literal Translation
dwell with me; fear not; for he who seeketh my life seeketh thy life; for a charge art thou with me.'
1 Samuel 22:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that seeketh my life seeketh thy life - The enmity of Saul is directed against thee as well as against me, and thou canst have no safety but in being closely attached to me; and I will defend thee even at the risk of my own life. This he was bound in duty and conscience to do.
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LibraryCovenanting Confers Obligation.
As it has been shown that all duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant, it is manifest that what is lawfully engaged to in swearing by the name of God is enjoined in the moral law, and, because of the authority of that law, ought to be performed as a duty. But it is now to be proved that what is promised to God by vow or oath, ought to be performed also because of the act of Covenanting. The performance of that exercise is commanded, and the same law which enjoins that the duties …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah.
1 Kings 1:7
Adonijah conferred with Joab son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, and they gave him their support.
1 Kings 2:26
To Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go back to your fields in Anathoth. You deserve to die, but I will not put you to death now, because you carried the ark of the Sovereign LORD before my father David and shared all my father's hardships."
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