Bible: 1 Samuel 22:16-19

22:16 But the king said, “You will surely die, Ahimelech, you and all your father’s house! 22:17 Then the king said to the messengers 1  who were stationed beside him, “Turn and kill the priests of the Lord, for they too have sided 2  with David! They knew he was fleeing, but they did not inform me.” But the king’s servants refused to harm 3  the priests of the Lord.

22:18 Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn and strike down the priests!” So Doeg the Edomite turned and struck down the priests. He killed on that day eighty-five 4  men who wore the linen ephod. 22:19 As for Nob, the city of the priests, he struck down with the sword men and women, children and infants, oxen, donkeys, and sheep – all with the sword.

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