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hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then
David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe privily.
SA1 24:5 And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him,
because he had cut off Saul's skirt.
SA1 24:6 And he said unto his men, The LORD forbid that I should do
this thing unto my master, the LORD's anointed, to stretch forth mine
hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the LORD.
SA1 24:7 So David stayed his servants with these words, and suffered
them not to rise against Saul. But Saul rose up out of the cave, and
went on his way.
SA1 24:8 David also arose afterward, and went out of the cave, and
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