1 Samuel 30:23
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David replied, "No, my brothers, you must not do that with what the LORD has given us. He has protected us and delivered into our hands the raiding party that came against us.

King James Bible
Then said David, Ye shall not do so, my brethren, with that which the LORD hath given us, who hath preserved us, and delivered the company that came against us into our hand.

Darby Bible Translation
Then said David, Ye shall not do so, my brethren, with that which Jehovah has given us, who has preserved us, and given the troop that came against us into our hand.

World English Bible
Then David said, "You shall not do so, my brothers, with that which Yahweh has given to us, who has preserved us, and delivered the troop that came against us into our hand.

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'Ye do not do so, my brethren, with that which Jehovah hath given to us, and He doth preserve us, and doth give the troop which cometh against us into our hand;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That which the Lord hath given us - He very properly attributes this victory to God; the numbers of the Amalekites being so much greater than his own. Indeed, as many fled away on camels as were in the whole host of David.

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my brethren

Genesis 19:7 And said, I pray you, brothers, do not so wickedly.

Judges 19:23 And the man, the master of the house, went out to them, and said to them, No, my brothers, no...

Acts 7:2 And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen; The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia...

Acts 22:1 Men, brothers, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now to you.

which the Lord

1 Samuel 30:8 And David inquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue...

1 Samuel 2:7 The LORD makes poor, and makes rich: he brings low, and lifts up.

Numbers 31:49-54 And they said to Moses, Your servants have taken the sum of the men of war which are under our charge...

Deuteronomy 8:10,18 When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which he has given you...

1 Chronicles 29:12-14 Both riches and honor come of you, and you reign over all; and in your hand is power and might; and in your hand it is to make great...

Habakkuk 1:16 Therefore they sacrifice to their net, and burn incense to their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.

who hath

Psalm 44:2-7 How you did drive out the heathen with your hand, and planted them; how you did afflict the people, and cast them out...

Psalm 121:7,8 The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul...

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'As his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the stuff.'--1 Samuel xxx. 24. David's city of Ziklag had been captured by the Amalekites, while he and all his men who could carry arms were absent, serving in the army of Achish, the Philistine king of Gath. On their return they found ruin, their homes harried, their wives, children, and property carried off. Wearied already with their long march, they set off at once in pursuit of the spoilers, who had had a
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Thirdly, for Thy Actions.
1. Do no evil, though thou mightest; for God will not suffer the least sin, without bitter repentance, to escape unpunished. Leave not undone any good that thou canst. But do nothing without a calling, nor anything in thy calling, till thou hast first taken counsel at God's word (1 Sam. xxx. 8) of its lawfulness, and pray for his blessings upon thy endeavour; and then do it in the name of God, with cheerfulness of heart, committing the success to him, in whose power it is to bless with his grace
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Samuel 30:22
But all the evil men and troublemakers among David's followers said, "Because they did not go out with us, we will not share with them the plunder we recovered. However, each man may take his wife and children and go."

1 Samuel 30:24
Who will listen to what you say? The share of the man who stayed with the supplies is to be the same as that of him who went down to the battle. All will share alike."

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