1 Samuel 18:18

And David said unto Saul, Who am I? and what is my life, or my father's family in Israel, that I should be son-in-law to the king?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Life. What exploits have I performed deserving such an honour? or what offices have my relations yet enjoyed? (Calmet) David considers only his abject condition, and forgets his victories. (Haydock)

Symeon the New Theologian

AD 1022
As [David] looks on the greatness of God’s lovingkindness, he is struck with amazement. He considers himself with all his soul to be unworthy of the vision of such goodness and does not wish to look closely at them or fully understand them. He is constrained by trembling, fear and reverence to cry, “Who am I, Lord, and what is my father’s house, that you should reveal such mysteries to me, unworthy as I am, and have wondrously made me not only to have a vision of such good things, but even to participate and share in them!” - "Discourses 14.4"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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