Have I need of mad men, that you have brought this fellow to play the mad man in my presence? shall this fellow come into my house?
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George Leo Haydock
House. David had not rushed into the palace of his own accord, but wished to remain concealed. Some of the people however knew him, and would have him to enlist as one of the soldiers of Achis; (Menochius) or even designed to get him put to death, which made him have recourse to this expedient. Some of the saints have imitated him, to avoid worldly honours and dignities of the Church. (Haydock)
Thus the conduct of Jesus Christ himself, was accounted foolishness by world lings, Mark iii. 21., Luke xxiii. 11., and 1 Corinthians i. 23. (Ven. Bede) (Worthington)