25 Saul replied, “Say to David, ‘The king wants no other price(A) for the bride than a hundred Philistine foreskins, to take revenge(B) on his enemies.’” Saul’s plan(C) was to have David fall by the hands of the Philistines.

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25 And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

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25 Then Saul said, “Thus you shall say to David: ‘The king does not desire any (A)dowry but one hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take (B)vengeance on the king’s enemies.’ ” But Saul (C)thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

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33 But Saul hurled his spear at him to kill him. Then Jonathan knew that his father intended(A) to kill David.

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33 And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.

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33 Then Saul (A)cast a spear at him to [a]kill him, (B)by which Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to kill David.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 20:33 strike him down
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