"Do not be afraid," said David, "for surely I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land of your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."
Cross References2 Samuel 9:1
Then David asked, "Is there anyone left from the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for the sake of Jonathan?"
2 Samuel 9:3
So the king asked, "Is there anyone left of Saul's family to whom I can show the kindness of God?" Ziba answered, "There is still Jonathan's son, who is lame in both feet."
2 Samuel 9:10
You and your sons and servants are to work the ground for him and bring in the harvest, so that your master's grandson may have food to eat. But Mephibosheth, your master's grandson, is always to eat at my table." Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.
2 Samuel 9:13
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king's table, and he was lame in both feet.
2 Samuel 12:8
I gave your master's house to you and your master's wives into your arms. I gave you the house of Israel and Judah, and if that was not enough, I would have given you even more.
2 Samuel 19:28
For all the house of my grandfather deserves death from my lord the king, yet you have set your servant among those who eat at your table. What further right, then, do I have to keep appealing to the king?"
1 Kings 2:7
But show loving devotion to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table, because they stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.
2 Kings 25:29
So Jehoiachin changed his prison clothes, and for the rest of his life he dined regularly before the king.
So Jehoiachin changed his prison clothes, and he dined regularly at the king's table for the rest of his days.
"This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Administer true justice. Show loving devotion and compassion to one another.
Chapter Outline1. David by Ziba sends for Mephibosheth
7. For Jonathan's sake he restores to him all that was Saul's
9. He makes Ziba his farmer
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 43:18, 23
1 Samuel 12:19, 20, 24
Isaiah 35:3, 4
Mark 5:33, 34
Luke 1:12, 13, 29, 30
for I will
2 Samuel 9:1, 3
Ruth 2:11, 12
1 Kings 2:7
Jeremiah 25:33, 34
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