23 God stirred up animosity(A) between Abimelek and the citizens of Shechem so that they acted treacherously against Abimelek.

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David in Saul’s Service

14 Now the Spirit of the Lord had departed(A) from Saul, and an evil[a] spirit(B) from the Lord tormented him.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 16:14 Or and a harmful; similarly in verses 15, 16 and 23
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