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take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.
SA2 15:21 And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the LORD liveth,
and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king
shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.
SA2 15:22 And David said to Ittai, Go and pass over. And Ittai the
Gittite passed over, and all his men, and all the little ones that were
SA2 15:23 And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the
people passed over: the king also himself passed over the brook Kidron,
and all the people passed over, toward the way of the wilderness.
SA2 15:24 And lo Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing
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