New American Standard Bible
"Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm."
King James Bible
Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Darby Bible Translation
Saying, Touch not mine anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.
World English Bible
"Don't touch my anointed ones! Do my prophets no harm!"
Young's Literal Translation
'Strike not against Mine anointed, And to My prophets do not evil.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Saying, Touch not mine anointed - That is, This was the language of his "providence." It was as though God had said this. It is not meant that this was said in so many words, but this is the "poetic" form of representing the dealings of Providence. Compare Genesis 26:11. The word "anointed" here means that God had, as it were, set them apart to his service, or that they were to him as kings, and priests, and prophets, sacred people, belonging to God. The "language" is not found in the Old Testament as applied to the patriarchs, but the "idea" is fairly implied there, that they belonged to God as sacred and holy men.
And do my prophets no harm - As if God had thus spoken to them, and called them prophets. That is, they belonged to God as a sacred order: they were separate from other men, and God regarded them as his own.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
The vineyard of the Lord
The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, "He who touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death."
"Take him and look after him, and do nothing harmful to him, but rather deal with him just as he tells you."
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