1 Samuel 21:9

And the priest said, The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom you slew in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod: if you will take that, take it: for there is no other except that here. And David said, There is none like that; give it to me.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
This. Chaldean observes, he gave this sword "after he had consulted the Lord with the ephod. "In a just war, the ornaments of the temples may be used. Pro republic î plerumque templa nudantur. (Seneca) (Grotius, Jur. iii. 5, 2.) (Calmet) To status believes that David would restore this sword, as soon as he had procured other arms.

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

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