1 Samuel 24:20
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New International Version
I know that you will surely be king and that the kingdom of Israel will be established in your hands.

King James Bible
And now, behold, I know well that thou shalt surely be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in thine hand.

Darby Bible Translation
And now behold, I know that thou shalt certainly be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in thy hand.

World English Bible
Now, behold, I know that you shall surely be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in your hand.

Young's Literal Translation
'And, now, lo, I have known that thou dost certainly reign, and the kingdom of Israel hath stood in thy hand;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I know well that thou shalt surely be king - Hebrew, Reigning, thou shalt reign. He knew this before; and yet he continued to pursue him with the most deadly hatred.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I know well

1 Samuel 20:30,31 Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, You son of the perverse rebellious woman...

1 Samuel 23:17 And he said to him, Fear not: for the hand of Saul my father shall not find you; and you shall be king over Israel...

2 Samuel 3:17,18 And Abner had communication with the elders of Israel, saying, You sought for David in times past to be king over you...

Job 15:25 For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty.

Matthew 2:3-6,13,16 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him...

Love for Hate, the True Quid Pro Quo
'And the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the Lord said unto thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into thine hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe privily. 5. And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had out off Saul's skirt. 6. And he said unto his men, The Lord forbid that I should do this thing unto my master, the Lord's anointed, to stretch forth mine hand against
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Exile --Continued.
We have one psalm which the title connects with the beginning of David's stay at Adullam,--the thirty-fourth. The supposition that it dates from that period throws great force into many parts of it, and gives a unity to what is else apparently fragmentary and disconnected. Unlike those already considered, which were pure soliloquies, this is full of exhortation and counsel, as would naturally be the case if it were written when friends and followers began to gather to his standard. It reads like
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
1 Samuel 13:14
But now your kingdom will not endure; the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people, because you have not kept the LORD's command."

1 Samuel 23:17
"Don't be afraid," he said. "My father Saul will not lay a hand on you. You will be king over Israel, and I will be second to you. Even my father Saul knows this."

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