1 Samuel 25:6
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New American Standard Bible
and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

King James Bible
And thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.

Darby Bible Translation
And thus shall ye say: Long life to thee! and peace be to thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be to all that thou hast!

World English Bible
You shall tell him, 'Long life to you! Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.

Young's Literal Translation
and said thus: To life! and thou, peace; and thy house, peace; and all that thou hast -- peace!

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

That liveth in prosperity - The Hebrew is obscure, and is variously interpreted. The simplest rendering is, "And ye shall say thus about (his) life," i. e., with reference to his life, health, circumstances, etc.

1 Samuel 25:6 Parallel Commentaries

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How the Meek and the Passionate are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 17.) Differently to be admonished are the meek and the passionate. For sometimes the meek, when they are in authority, suffer from the torpor of sloth, which is a kindred disposition, and as it were placed hard by. And for the most part from the laxity of too great gentleness they soften the force of strictness beyond need. But on the other hand the passionate, in that they are swept on into frenzy of mind by the impulse of anger, break up the calm of quietness, and so throw into
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

The Exile Continued.
"So David fled, and escaped and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done unto him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth" (1 Sam. xix. 18)--or, as the word probably means, in the collection of students' dwellings, inhabited by the sons of the prophets, where possibly there may have been some kind of right of sanctuary. Driven thence by Saul's following him, and having had one last sorrowful hour of Jonathan's companionship--the last but one on earth--he fled to Nob, whither
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
Matthew 10:12
"As you enter the house, give it your greeting.

Luke 10:5
"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'

1 Samuel 25:5
So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name;

1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was the chief of the thirty, and he said, "We are yours, O David, And with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, And peace to him who helps you; Indeed, your God helps you!" Then David received them and made them captains of the band.

Psalm 122:7
"May peace be within your walls, And prosperity within your palaces."

Psalm 122:8
For the sake of my brothers and my friends, I will now say, "May peace be within you."

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