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kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself
with mine own hand.
SA1 25:34 For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, which
hath kept me back from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come
to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning
light any that pisseth against the wall.
SA1 25:35 So David received of her hand that which she had brought him,
and said unto her, Go up in peace to thine house; see, I have hearkened
to thy voice, and have accepted thy person.
SA1 25:36 And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in
his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within
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