1 Samuel 26:1-4 NIV

David Again Spares Saul's Life

1 The Ziphites1 went to Saul at Gibeah and said, "Is not David hiding2 on the hill of Hakilah, which faces Jeshimon?3"

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2 So Saul went down to the Desert of Ziph, with his three thousand chosen men of Israel, to search4 there for David.

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3 Saul made his camp beside the road on the hill of Hakilah5 facing Jeshimon, but David stayed in the desert. When he saw that Saul had followed him there,

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4 he sent out scouts and learned that Saul had definitely arrived.a

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    • a 26:4 - Or "had come to Nacon"