1 Samuel 23:21
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King James Version
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said, Blessed be ye of Jehovah; for ye have compassion upon me.

World English Bible
Saul said, "You are blessed by Yahweh; for you have had compassion on me.

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith, 'Blessed are ye of Jehovah, for ye have pity on me;

1 Samuel 23:21 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And Saul said, {g} Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.

(g) the Lord recompense this friendship.1 Samuel 23:21 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 22:8
That all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that sheweth me that my son hath made a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or sheweth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?

1 Samuel 23:22
Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there: for it is told me that he dealeth very subtilly.

2 Samuel 2:5
And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabeshgilead, and said unto them, Blessed be ye of the LORD, that ye have shewed this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.

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