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Respectful roles When Saul got back from fighting off the Philistines, he heard that David was in the desert around En-Gedi. Saul led three thousand of Israels best soldiers out to look for David and his men near Wild Goat Rocks at En-Gedi.
There were some sheep pens along the side of the road, and one of them was built around the entrance to a cave. Saul went into the cave to relieve himself.
David and his men were hiding at the back of the cave. They whispered to David, "The Lord told you he was going to let you defeat your enemies and do whatever you want with them. This must be the day the Lord was talking about." Respectful roles
David sneaked over and cut off a small piece of Sauls robe, but Saul didnt notice a thing. Afterwards, David was sorry that he had even done that, and he told his men, "Stop talking foolishly. Were not going to attack Saul. Hes my king, and I pray that the Lord will keep me from doing anything to harm his chosen king.Saul left the cave and started down the road. Soon, David also got up and left` the cave. "Your Majesty!" he shouted from a distance. Saul turned around to look. David bowed down very low and said:
Your Majesty, why do you listen to people who say that Im trying to harm you? You can see for yourself that the Lord gave me the chance to catch you in the cave today. Some of my men wanted to kill you, but I wouldnt let them do it. I told them, "I will not harm the Lords chosen king!" Respectful roles.
Your Majesty, look at what Im holding. You can see that its a piece of your robe.
If I could cut off a piece of your robe, I could have killed you.
But I let you live, and that should prove Im not trying to harm you or to rebel. I havent done anything to you, and yet you keep trying to ambush and kill me. 1 Samuel 24:1-11
"Dont kill him!" David whispered back. "The Lord will punish anyone who kills his chosen king. As surely as the Lord lives, the Lord will kill Saul, or Saul will die a natural death or be killed in battle.
1 Samuel 26:9-10
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