The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes,
and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.
SA1 11:3 And the elders of Jabesh said unto him, Give us seven days'
respite, that we may send messengers unto all the coasts of Israel: and
then, if there be no man to save us, we will come out to thee.
SA1 11:4 Then came the messengers to Gibeah of Saul, and told the
tidings in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their
voices, and wept.
SA1 11:5 And, behold, Saul came after the herd out of the field; and
Saul said, What aileth the people that they weep? And they told him the
tidings of the men of Jabesh.
King James Bible