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hand of the Philistines, and out of the hand of all their enemies.
SA2 3:19 And Abner also spake in the ears of Benjamin: and Abner went
also to speak in the ears of David in Hebron all that seemed good to
Israel, and that seemed good to the whole house of Benjamin.
SA2 3:20 So Abner came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And
David made Abner and the men that were with him a feast.
SA2 3:21 And Abner said unto David, I will arise and go, and will
gather all Israel unto my lord the king, that they may make a league
with thee, and that thou mayest reign over all that thine heart
desireth. And David sent Abner away; and he went in peace.
SA2 3:22 And, behold, the servants of David and Joab came from pursuing
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