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1 Samuel 29:6 New English Translation (NET Bible)

So Achish summoned David and said to him, “As surely as the Lord lives, you are an honest man, and I am glad to have you[a] serving[b] with me in the army.[c] I have found no fault with you from the day that you first came to me until the present time. But in the opinion[d] of the leaders, you are not reliable.[e]


  1. 1 Samuel 29:6 tn Heb “it is good in my eyes.” Cf. v. 7.
  2. 1 Samuel 29:6 tn Heb “your going forth and your coming in.” The expression is a merism.
  3. 1 Samuel 29:6 tn Heb “camp.”
  4. 1 Samuel 29:6 tn Heb “eyes.”
  5. 1 Samuel 29:6 tn Heb “good.”
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