1 Samuel 23:21
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New American Standard Bible
Saul said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.

King James Bible
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;

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1 Samuel 23:21 Parallel Commentaries

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
"For all of you have conspired against me so that there is no one who discloses to me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you who is sorry for me or discloses to me that my son has stirred up my servant against me to lie in ambush, as it is this day."

1 Samuel 23:22
"Go now, make more sure, and investigate and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there; for I am told that he is very cunning.

2 Samuel 2:5
David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said to them, "May you be blessed of the LORD because you have shown this kindness to Saul your lord, and have buried him.

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