Book of Samuel

Book of Samuel is in Old Testament.

Book of Samuel Chapter 12

Book of Samuel Chapter 12 Verse 24

NIV. But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.

KJB. Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

Diary of Samuel Pepys 23 April 1665. 23 Apr 1665. Lord's Day. Mr. Povy (51), according to promise, sent his coach betimes, and I carried my wife and her woman to White Hall Chappell and set them in the Organ Loft, and I having left to untruss went to the Harp and Ball and there drank also, and entertained myself in talke with the mayde of the house, a pretty mayde and very modest.
Thence to the Chappell and heard the famous young Stillingfleete (30), whom I knew at Cambridge, and is now newly admitted one of the King's chaplains; and was presented, they say, to my Lord Treasurer (58) for St. Andrew's, Holborne, where he is now minister, with these words: that they (the Bishops of Canterbury, London, and another) believed he is the ablest young man to preach the Gospel of any since the Apostles. He did make the most plain, honest, good, grave sermon, in the most unconcerned and easy yet substantial manner, that ever I heard in my life, upon the words of Samuell to the people, "Fear the Lord in truth with all your heart, and remember the great things that he hath done for you". It being proper to this day, the day of the King's Coronation.
Thence to Mr. Povy's (51), where mightily treated, and Creed with us. But Lord! to see how Povy (51) overdoes every thing in commending it, do make it nauseous to me, and was not (by reason of my large praise of his house) over acceptable to my wife.
Thence after dinner Creed and we by coach took the ayre in the fields beyond St. Pancras, it raining now and then, which it seems is most welcome weather, and then all to my house, where comes Mr. Hill (35), Andrews, and Captain Taylor, and good musique, but at supper to hear the arguments we had against Taylor concerning a Corant, he saying that the law of a dancing Corant is to have every barr to end in a pricked crochet and quaver, which I did deny, was very strange. It proceeded till I vexed him, but all parted friends, for Creed and I to laugh at when he was gone. After supper, Creed and I together to bed, in Mercer's bed, and so to sleep.

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Book of Samuel Chapter 24

Book of Samuel Chapter 24 Verse 5

KJB. And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Diary of Samuel Pepys 30 January 1663. 30 Jan 1663. A solemn fast for the King's (62) murther, and we were forced to keep it more than we would have done, having forgot to take any victuals into the house. I to church in the forenoon, and Mr. Mills made a good sermon upon David's heart smiting him for cutting off the garment of Saul1.
Home, and whiled away some of the afternoon at home talking with my wife.
So to my office, and all alone making up my month's accounts, which to my great trouble I find that I am got no further than £640. But I have had great expenses this month. I pray God the next may be a little better, as I hope it will.
In the evening my manuscript is brought home handsomely bound, to my full content; and now I think I have a better collection in reference to the Navy, and shall have by the time I have filled it, than any of my predecessors.
So home and eat something such as we have, bread and butter and milk, and so to bed.
Note 1. Samuel, chap. xxiv. v. 5, "And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt"..

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Book of Samuel Chapter 26

Book of Samuel Chapter 26 Verse 6

NIV. David then asked Ahimelek the Hittite and Abishai son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother, "Who will go down into the camp with me to Saul?" "I'll go with you," said Abishai.

John Evelyn's Diary 30 January 1688. 30 Jan 1688. Being the Martyrdom day of King Charles I (87), our curate made a florid oration against the murder of that excellent Prince, with an exhortation to obedience from the example of David; 1 Samuel xxvi. 6.

Book of Samuel Chapter 26 Verse 9

NIV. But David said to Abishai, "Don’t destroy him! Who can lay a hand on the LORD’s anointed and be guiltless?

KJB. And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the LORD'S anointed, and be guiltless?