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encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
CH1 11:16 And David was then in the hold, and the Philistines' garrison
was then at Bethlehem.
CH1 11:17 And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink
of the water of the well of Bethlehem, that is at the gate!
CH1 11:18 And the three brake through the host of the Philistines, and
drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took
it, and brought it to David: but David would not drink of it, but poured
it out to the LORD.
CH1 11:19 And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing:
shall I drink the blood of these men that have put their lives in
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