Bible: 1 Samuel 20:5-7

20:5 David said to Jonathan, “Tomorrow is the new moon, and I am certainly expected to join the king for a meal. 1  You must send me away so I can hide in the field until the third evening from now. 20:6 If your father happens to miss me, you should say, ‘David urgently requested me to let him go 2  to his city Bethlehem, 3  for there is an annual sacrifice there for his entire family.’ 20:7 If he should then say, ‘That’s fine,’ 4  then your servant is safe. But if he becomes very angry, be assured that he has decided to harm me. 5 

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