1 Samuel 18:29
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New International Version
Saul became still more afraid of him, and he remained his enemy the rest of his days.

King James Bible
And Saul was yet the more afraid of David; and Saul became David's enemy continually.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul was yet the more afraid of David; and Saul was David's enemy continually.

World English Bible
Saul was yet the more afraid of David; and Saul was David's enemy continually.

Young's Literal Translation
and Saul addeth to be afraid of the presence of David yet; and Saul is an enemy with David all the days.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Slew - two hundred men - The Septuagint has only one hundred men. Saul covenanted with David for a hundred; and David himself says, 2 Samuel 3:14, that he espoused Michal for a hundred: hence it is likely that one hundred is the true reading.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

yet the

1 Samuel 18:12,15 And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul...

Psalm 37:12-14 The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes on him with his teeth...

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor...

James 2:19 You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

Saul became

Genesis 4:4-8 And Abel, he also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect to Abel and to his offering...

John 11:53 Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.

1 John 3:12-15 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And why slew he him? Because his own works were evil...

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A Soul's Tragedy
'And David went out whithersoever Saul sent him, and behaved himself wisely: and Saul set him over the men of war; and he was accepted in the sight of all the people, and also in the sight of Saul's servants. 6. And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick. 7. And the women answered one another as they played,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Exile.
David's first years at the court of Saul in Gibeah do not appear to have produced any psalms which still survive. "The sweetest songs are those Which tell of saddest thought." It was natural, then, that a period full of novelty and of prosperous activity, very unlike the quiet days at Bethlehem, should rather accumulate materials for future use than be fruitful in actual production. The old life shut to behind him for ever, like some enchanted door in a hill-side, and an unexplored land lay beckoning
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
1 Samuel 18:12
Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with David but had departed from Saul.

1 Samuel 18:28
When Saul realized that the LORD was with David and that his daughter Michal loved David,

1 Samuel 18:30
The Philistine commanders continued to go out to battle, and as often as they did, David met with more success than the rest of Saul's officers, and his name became well known.

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