New International Version
But if he says, 'I am not pleased with you,' then I am ready; let him do to me whatever seems good to him."
King James Bible
But if he thus say, I have no delight in thee; behold, here am I, let him do to me as seemeth good unto him.
Darby Bible Translation
But if he thus say, I have no delight in thee; behold, [here am] I, let him do to me as seemeth good to him.
World English Bible
but if he say thus, 'I have no delight in you;' behold, here am I. Let him do to me as seems good to him."
Young's Literal Translation
and if thus He say, I have not delighted in thee; here am I, He doth to me as is good in His eyes.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Carry back the ark - David shows here great confidence in God, and great humility. The ark was too precious to be exposed to the dangers of his migrations; he knew that God would restore him if he delighted in him, and he was not willing to carry off from the city of God that without which the public worship could not be carried on. He felt, therefore, more for this public worship and the honor of God, than he did for his own personal safety.
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'And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.'--2 SAMUEL xv. 15. We stand here at the darkest hour of King David's life. Bowed down by the consciousness of his past sin, and recognising in the rebellion of his favourite son the divine chastisement, his early courage and buoyant daring seem to have ebbed from him wholly. He is forsaken by the mass of his subjects, he is preparing to abandon Jerusalem, and to flee as an …
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1 Samuel 3:18
So Samuel told him everything, hiding nothing from him. Then Eli said, "He is the LORD; let him do what is good in his eyes."
2 Samuel 11:27
After the time of mourning was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing David had done displeased the LORD.
2 Samuel 22:20
He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me.
1 Chronicles 21:7
This command was also evil in the sight of God; so he punished Israel.
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