Treasury of Scripture
And he said, Well; I will make a league with you: but one thing I require of you, that is, You shall not see my face, except you first bring Michal Saul's daughter, when you come to see my face.
that is [heb] saying
Genesis 43:3 And Judah spoke to him, saying, The man did solemnly protest to us, saying, You shall not see my face, except your brother be with you.
Genesis 44:23,26 And you said to your servants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, you shall see my face no more...
As Michal was not divorced, but violently separated from David, he had a legal demand to her, and was justified in receiving her again. It is probable, also, that her marriage with Phaltiel was a force upon her inclinations; and whatever affections he might have for her, it was highly criminal for him to take another man's wife. David required Michal probably out of affection for her, and to strengthen his interest, by asserting his affinity with the house of Saul.
2 Samuel 3:20-23 So Abner came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And David made Abner and the men that were with him a feast...
1 Samuel 18:20-28 And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him...
1 Samuel 19:11-17 Saul also sent messengers to David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying...
1 Chronicles 15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd he said, Well; I will make a league with thee: but one thing I require of thee, that is, Thou shalt not see my face, except thou first bring Michal Saul's daughter, when thou comest to see my face.
Topical BibleAgreement Asking Bring Comest Condition Covenant Daughter Demand Except Face League Michal Namely Presence Require Saul Saul's Till Unless
2 Samuel Chapter 3 Verse 13
Alphabetical: a agreement an bring But come covenant daughter David demand Do face first Good He I into make me Michal my namely not of one presence said Saul Saul's see shall thing to unless when will with you
OT History: 2 Samuel 3:13 He said Well (2Sa iiSam 2 Sam ii sam)