7And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.
8And he built the city round about, even from Millo round about: and Joab repaired the rest of the city.
9So David waxed greater and greater: for the LORD of hosts was with him.
10These also are the chief of the mighty men whom David had, who strengthened themselves with him in his kingdom, and with all Israel, to make him king, according to the word of the LORD concerning Israel.
11And this is the number of the mighty men whom David had; Jashobeam, an Hachmonite, the chief of the captains: he lifted up his spear against three hundred slain by him at one time.
12And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo, the Ahohite, who was one of the three mighties.
13He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a parcel of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.
14And they set themselves in the midst of that parcel, and delivered it, and slew the Philistines; and the LORD saved them by a great deliverance.
15Now three of the thirty captains went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
16And David was then in the hold, and the Philistines' garrison was then at Bethlehem.
17And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, that is at the gate!Next Verse 18
O Beloved God, Salutations and Greetings!
I approach you as your child and your own creation.
With a pure heart I ask for your divine grace.
Please shower on me abundance of money from your infinite source on a regular basis.
Your ways are innumerable and methods beyond my comprehension. Hence it is best that I leave to you the timings and sources through which you send the money and riches.
Whatever you do I trust that it is for my highest good.
With full faith in you and your miraculous ways, I open my body, mind and soul to receiving your gift of financial wealth and riches.
I pledge to use the money for my good and good of others.
God’s will be done! Thank You