And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake, and will restore you all the land of Saul your father; and you shall eat bread at my table continually.
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George Leo Haydock
Father, or grandfather. (Haydock)
It is thought that all his goods had been confiscated, in consequence of Isboseth's assuming the regal dignity. (Calmet)
David might give the property to whom he pleased. (Menochius)
Always. This was a mark of the greatest distinction, Luke xxii. 30. The Romans sometimes made their slaves free, in this manner, per mensam. (Calmet)