Carefully look back at these verses. Did all of David’s men feel this way?
What words are used to describe the ones who were bitter?
Why was David so gentle with those who stayed behind?
While some of David's men may have taken credit for the victory against the Amalekites, David clearly realizes that it was God who handed over their enemy. He also realizes that each man had a different role to play. Some went into battle, but some needed to watch the supplies. It was the "evil men" and "trouble makers" who didn't have sympathy for those in need.
The Warrior is a Child
By Twila Paris
Lately I've been winning battles left and right