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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

1 Samuel 24



Verse 1

Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.

Verse 2

men. Hebrew. "ish. App-14.

his men. Hebrew "enosh. App-14.

Verse 3

to cover his feet. Figure of speech Euphemism. App-6. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6:. to stoop, and so cause feet to be covered by the robe.

Verse 4

men. Hebrew. "enosh. App-14.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4. as = according as.

unto thee = in thine eyes.

skirt = corner, or wing.

Verse 5

Saul"s skirt = the lappet of Saul"s robe.

Verse 6

master. Hebrew. "Adoni, my lord. App-4.

Verse 9

men"s. Hebrew. "adam. App-14. evil. Hebrew. ra`a`. App-44. transgression. Hebrew. pasha`. App-44. sinned. Hebrew. chata". App-44. soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

Verse 13

Wickedness = lawlessness. Hebrew. reed". See App-44. Compare "evil", 1 Samuel 24:11.

proceedeth. Figure of speech Paroemia.

Verse 14

a dead dog, &c. Figure of speech Meiosis. App-6. flea. Hebrew a single flea.

Verse 15

deliver = judge, or justly deliver.

Verse 19

if . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6. man. Hebrew. "ish. App-14.

Verse 20

behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.

Verse 22

hold = stronghold.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 24:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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