1 Samuel 24:12
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English Standard Version
May the LORD judge between me and you, may the LORD avenge me against you, but my hand shall not be against you.

King James Bible
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

American Standard Version
Jehovah judge between me and thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord judge between me and thee, and the Lord revenge me of thee: but my hand shall not be upon thee.

English Revised Version
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but my hand shall not be upon thee.

1 Samuel 24:12 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

With all the greater firmness, therefore, did he repel the suggestions of his men: "Far be it to me from Jehovah (on Jehovah's account: see at Joshua 22:29), that (אם, a particle denoting an oath) I should do such a thing to my lord, the anointed of Jehovah, to stretch out my hand against him." These words of David show clearly enough that no word of Jehovah had come to him to do as he liked with Saul.

1 Samuel 24:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Lord judge

1 Samuel 26:10,23 David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle...

Genesis 16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on you: I have given my maid into your bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived...

Judges 11:27 Why I have not sinned against you, but you do me wrong to war against me...

Job 5:8 I would seek to God, and to God would I commit my cause:

Psalm 7:8,9 The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to my integrity that is in me...

Psalm 35:1 Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.

Psalm 43:1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay...

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously:

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true...

but mine hand

1 Samuel 26:11 The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth my hand against the LORD's anointed: but, I pray you...

Cross References
Genesis 16:5
And Sarai said to Abram, "May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the LORD judge between you and me!"

Genesis 31:53
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us." So Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac,

Judges 11:27
I therefore have not sinned against you, and you do me wrong by making war on me. The LORD, the Judge, decide this day between the people of Israel and the people of Ammon."

1 Samuel 24:15
May the LORD therefore be judge and give sentence between me and you, and see to it and plead my cause and deliver me from your hand."

1 Samuel 26:10
And David said, "As the LORD lives, the LORD will strike him, or his day will come to die, or he will go down into battle and perish.

1 Samuel 26:11
The LORD forbid that I should put out my hand against the LORD's anointed. But take now the spear that is at his head and the jar of water, and let us go."

1 Samuel 26:23
The LORD rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the LORD gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the LORD's anointed.

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