1 Samuel 9:23
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New International Version
Samuel said to the cook, "Bring the piece of meat I gave you, the one I told you to lay aside."

King James Bible
And Samuel said unto the cook, Bring the portion which I gave thee, of which I said unto thee, Set it by thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And Samuel said to the cook, Bring the portion that I gave thee, of which I said to thee, Set it by thee.

World English Bible
Samuel said to the cook, "Bring the portion which I gave you, of which I said to you, 'Set it aside.'"

Young's Literal Translation
And Samuel saith to the cook, 'Give the portion which I gave to thee, of which I said unto thee, 'Set it by thee?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Said unto the cook - טבח tabbach, here rendered cook; the singular of טבחות tabbachoth, female cooks, 1 Samuel 8:13, from the root tabach, to slay or butcher. Probably the butcher is here meant.

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1 Samuel 1:5 But to Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.

Genesis 43:34 And he took and sent messes to them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank...

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The Old Judge and the Young King
'Now the Lord had told Samuel In his ear a day before Saul came, saying, 16, To-morrow, about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be captain over My people Israel, that he may save My people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked upon My people, because their cry is come unto Me. 17. And when Samuel saw Saul, the Lord said unto him, Behold the man whom I spake to thee of! this same shall reign over My people. 18. Then Saul drew
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Meditations Before Dinner and Supper.
Meditate that hunger is like the sickness called a wolf; which, if thou dost not feed, will devour thee, and eat thee up; and that meat and drink are but as physic, or means which God hath ordained, to relieve and cure this natural infirmity and necessity of man. Use, therefore, to eat and to drink, rather to sustain and refresh the weakness of nature, than to satisfy the sensuality and delights of the flesh. Eat, therefore, to live, but live not to eat. There is no service so base, as for a man
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Samuel 9:22
Then Samuel brought Saul and his servant into the hall and seated them at the head of those who were invited--about thirty in number.

1 Samuel 9:24
So the cook took up the thigh with what was on it and set it in front of Saul. Samuel said, "Here is what has been kept for you. Eat, because it was set aside for you for this occasion from the time I said, 'I have invited guests.'" And Saul dined with Samuel that day.

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