[DailyReading] Devoted to their king
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Sun Dec 2 00:00:08 MST 2012
Lesson: Humble Handmaid of the Lord
Reading: Devoted to their king 2012-12-02
Reference: 2 Sam. 23:8-17
2Sam 23:8: These be the names of the mighty men whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite: he lift up his spear against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.
2Sam 23:9: And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three mighty men with David, when they defied the Philistines that were there gathered together to battle, and the men of Israel were gone away:
2Sam 23:10: He arose, and smote the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clave unto the sword: and the Lord wrought a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to spoil.
2Sam 23:11: And after him was Shammah the son of Agee the Hararite. And the Philistines were gathered together into a troop, where was a piece of ground full of lentiles: and the people fled from the Philistines.
2Sam 23:12: But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the Lord wrought a great victory.
2Sam 23:13: And three of the thirty chief went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.
2Sam 23:14: And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethâlehem.
2Sam 23:15: And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethâlehem, which is by the gate!
2Sam 23:16: And the three mighty men brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethâlehem, that was by the gate, and took it , and brought it to David: nevertheless he would not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the Lord.
2Sam 23:17: And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.
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