The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
SA2 3:12 And Abner sent messengers to David on his behalf, saying,
Whose is the land? saying also, Make thy league with me, and, behold, my
hand shall be with thee, to bring about all Israel unto thee.
SA2 3:13 And he said, Well; I will make a league with thee: but one
thing I require of thee, that is, Thou shalt not see my face, except
thou first bring Michal Saul's daughter, when thou comest to see my
SA2 3:14 And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying,
Deliver me my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for an hundred
foreskins of the Philistines.
King James Bible