2 Samuel 2:17-20New American Standard Bible (NASB)
17 That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.
18 Now the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel; and Asahel wasas[a]swift-footed as one of the gazelles which is in the field.19 Asahel pursued Abner and did not [b]turn to the right or to the left from following Abner.20 Then Abner looked behind him and said, “Is that you, Asahel?” And he answered, “It is I.”
Jeremiah 17:9-14New American Standard Bible (NASB)
9 “The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it? 10 “I, the Lord, search the heart, I test the [a]mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the [b]results of his deeds. 11 “As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in [c]the end he will be a fool.”
12 A glorious throne on high from the beginning Is the place of our sanctuary. 13 O Lord, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame. Those who turn [d]away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the Lord. 14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; Save me and I will be saved, For You are my praise.
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