2 Samuel 22:26
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
"To the faithful you show yourself faithful; to those with integrity you show integrity.

King James Bible
With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright.

Darby Bible Translation
With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; With the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

World English Bible
With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man you will show yourself perfect.

Young's Literal Translation
With the kind Thou shewest Thyself kind, With the perfect man Thou shewest Thyself perfect,

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Commentary
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Christ's Prophetic Office
'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet,' &c. Deut 18:85. Having spoken of the person of Christ, we are next to speak of the offices of Christ. These are Prophetic, Priestly, and Regal. 'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet.' Enunciatur hic locus de Christo. It is spoken of Christ.' There are several names given to Christ as a Prophet. He is called the Counsellor' in Isa 9:9. In uno Christo Angelus foederis completur [The Messenger of the Covenant appears in Christ alone].
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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