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33 And blessed be your discretion and discernment, and blessed be you, who has kept me from bloodshed this day and from avenging myself by my own hand. 34 Nevertheless, as the Lord the God of Israel lives, who has prevented me from harming you, if you had not come quickly to meet me, most certainly by the morning light there would not have been left to Nabal so much as one male.” 35 So David [a]accepted what she had brought to him and said to her, “Go up to your house in peace. See, I have listened to you and have [b]granted your request.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 25:35 Lit took from her hand.
  2. 1 Samuel 25:35 Lit lifted up your face, an idiom used in various positive ways, probably based on the idea of a superior person permitting someone to look him in the eye.

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