2 Samuel 3:9
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New International Version
May God deal with Abner, be it ever so severely, if I do not do for David what the LORD promised him on oath

King James Bible
So do God to Abner, and more also, except, as the LORD hath sworn to David, even so I do to him;

Darby Bible Translation
So do God to Abner, and more also, if, as Jehovah has sworn to David, I do not so to him;

World English Bible
God do so to Abner, and more also, if, as Yahweh has sworn to David, I don't do even so to him;

Young's Literal Translation
thus doth God to Abner, and thus He doth add to him, surely as Jehovah hath sworn to David -- surely so I do to him:

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Except, as the Lord hath sworn to David - And why did he not do this before, when he knew that God had given the kingdom to David? Was he not now, according to his own concession, fighting against God?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So do God

2 Samuel 3:35 And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also...

2 Samuel 19:13 And say you to Amasa, Are you not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also...

Ruth 1:17 Where you die, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part you and me.

1 Samuel 3:17 And he said, What is the thing that the LORD has said to you? I pray you hide it not from me: God do so to you, and more also...

1 Samuel 14:44 And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

1 Samuel 25:22 So and more also do God to the enemies of David...

1 Kings 19:2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also...

as the Lord

1 Samuel 3:17 And he said, What is the thing that the LORD has said to you? I pray you hide it not from me: God do so to you, and more also...

1 Samuel 14:44 And Saul answered, God do so and more also: for you shall surely die, Jonathan.

1 Samuel 25:22 So and more also do God to the enemies of David...

1 Kings 19:2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also...

as the Lord

1 Samuel 15:28 And Samuel said to him, The LORD has rent the kingdom of Israel from you this day, and has given it to a neighbor of yours...

1 Samuel 16:1-13 And the LORD said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel...

1 Samuel 28:17 And the LORD has done to him, as he spoke by me: for the LORD has rent the kingdom out of your hand, and given it to your neighbor...

1 Chronicles 12:23 And these are the numbers of the bands that were ready armed to the war, and came to David to Hebron...

Psalm 89:3,4,19,20,35-37 I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn to David my servant...

Library
The King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
1 Samuel 15:28
Samuel said to him, "The LORD has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to one of your neighbors--to one better than you.

1 Kings 19:2
So Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah to say, "May the gods deal with me, be it ever so severely, if by this time tomorrow I do not make your life like that of one of them."

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