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Historical Examples

David receiveth holy bread of Achimelech, the priest: and feigneth himself mad before Achis, king of Geth.
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And the king said: Dying thou shalt die, Achimelech, thou and all thy father’s house.
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And David said to Achimelech: Hast thou here at hand a spear, or a sword?
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For David, when he changed his countenance before Achimelech, who dismissed him, and he went his way.
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And he said to Abiathar, the priest, the son of Achimelech: Bring me hither the ephod.
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