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Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by
the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would
not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the LORD.
SA2 23:17 And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do
this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their
lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three
SA2 23:18 And Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was
chief among three. And he lifted up his spear against three hundred, and
slew them, and had the name among three.
SA2 23:19 Was he not most honourable of three? therefore he was their
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