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Bible Commentaries
1 Samuel 24

Bullinger's Companion Bible NotesBullinger's Companion Notes

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.

Bibliographical Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 24". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/1-samuel-24.html. 1909-1922.
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