1 Samuel 24:6 {7}
Good News Translation
and he said to his men, "May the LORD keep me from doing any harm to my master, whom the LORD chose as king! I must not harm him in the least, because he is the king chosen by the LORD!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to his men: The Lord be merciful unto me, that I may do no such thing to my master, the Lord's anointed, as to lay my hand upon him, because he is the Lord's anointed.

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And he said to his men: The Lord be merciful unto me, that I may do no such thing to my master, the Lord's anointed, as to lay my hand upon him, because he is the Lord's anointed.

the Lord forbid

1 Samuel 26:9-11 And David said to Abisai: Kill him not: for who shall put forth his hand against the Lord's anointed, and shall be guiltless? . . .

2 Samuel 1:14 David said to him: Why didst thou not fear to put out thy hand to kill the Lord's anointed?

1 Kings 21:3 Naboth answered him: The Lord be merciful to me, and not let me give thee the inheritance of my fathers.

Job 31:29,30 If I have been glad at the downfall of him that hated me, and have rejoiced that evil had found him. . . .

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you:

Romans 12:14-21 Bless them that persecute you: bless, and curse not. . . .

Romans 13:1,2 Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

Context
David Spares Saul
5After which David's heart struck him, because he had cut off the hem of Saul's robe. 6And he said to his men: The Lord be merciful unto me, that I may do no such thing to my master, the Lord's anointed, as to lay my hand upon him, because he is the Lord's anointed.7And David stopped his men with his words, and suffered them not to rise against Saul: but Saul, rising up out of the cave, went on his way.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 12:3
Speak of me before the Lord, and before his anointed, whether I have taken any man's ox, or ass: if I have wronged any man, if I have oppressed any man, if I have taken a bribe at any man's hand: and I will despise it this day, and will restore it to you.

1 Samuel 24:7
And David stopped his men with his words, and suffered them not to rise against Saul: but Saul, rising up out of the cave, went on his way.

1 Samuel 26:9
And David said to Abisai: Kill him not: for who shall put forth his hand against the Lord's anointed, and shall be guiltless?

1 Samuel 26:11
The Lord be merciful unto me, and keep me that I never put forth my hand against the Lord's anointed. But now take the spear which is at his head, and the cup of water, and let us go.

2 Samuel 1:14
David said to him: Why didst thou not fear to put out thy hand to kill the Lord's anointed?

Additional Translations
So he said to his men, “The LORD forbid that I should do such a thing to my master, the LORD’s anointed. I will never lift my hand against him, since he is the LORD’s anointed.”And he said to his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing to my master, the LORD's anointed, to stretch forth my hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the LORD.

And he said unto his men, Jehovah forbid that I should do this thing unto my lord, Jehovah's anointed, to put forth my hand against him, seeing he is Jehovah's anointed.

And David said to his men, The Lord forbid it me, that I should do this ting to my lord the anointed of the Lord, to lift my hand against him; for he is the anointed of the Lord.

And he said to his men, Jehovah forbid that I should do this thing to my master, Jehovah's anointed, to stretch forth my hand against him, for he is the anointed of Jehovah.

And he said unto his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing unto my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to put forth mine hand against him, seeing he is the LORD'S anointed.

And he said to his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing to my master, the LORD'S anointed, to stretch forth my hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the LORD.

He said to his men, "Yahweh forbid that I should do this thing to my lord, Yahweh's anointed, to put forth my hand against him, since he is Yahweh's anointed."

and he saith to his men, 'Far be it from me, by Jehovah; I do not do this thing to my lord -- to the anointed of Jehovah -- to put forth my hand against him, for the anointed of Jehovah he is.'
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