Bible VersionsKJV1 Samuel 4:9-10; 1 Samuel 8:20; 1 Samuel 12:9; 1 Samuel 13:5; 1 Samuel 14:47; 1 Samuel 15:18; 1 Samuel 17:9-10; 1 Samuel 17:19; 1 Samuel 17:32-33; 1 Samuel 18:17; 1 Samuel 19:8; 1 Samuel 23:1; 1 Samuel 23:5; 1 Samuel 25:28; 1 Samuel 28:1; 1 Samuel 28:15; 1 Samuel 29:8; 1 Samuel 31:1
1 Samuel 4:9-10; 1 Samuel 8:20; 1 Samuel 12:9; 1 Samuel 13:5; 1 Samuel 14:47; 1 Samuel 15:18; 1 Samuel 17:9-10; 1 Samuel 17:19; 1 Samuel 17:32-33; 1 Samuel 18:17; 1 Samuel 19:8; 1 Samuel 23:1; 1 Samuel 23:5; 1 Samuel 25:28; 1 Samuel 28:1; 1 Samuel 28:15; 1 Samuel 29:8; 1 Samuel 31:1 (King James Version)
Be strong , and quit yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit yourselves like men, and fight .
And the Philistines fought , and Israel was smitten , and they fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.
And when they forgat the LORD their God, he sold them into the hand of Sisera, captain of the host of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them.
And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up , and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven.
So Saul took the kingdom over Israel, and fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines: and whithersoever he turned himself, he vexed them.
If he be able to fight with me, and to kill me, then will we be your servants: but if I prevail against him, and kill him, then shall ye be our servants, and serve us.
And the Philistine said , I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.
And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine.
And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth.
And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said , Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.
I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thine handmaid: for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house; because my lord fighteth the battles of the LORD, and evil hath not been found in thee all thy days.
And it came to pass in those days, that the Philistines gathered their armies together for warfare, to fight with Israel. And Achish said unto David, Know thou assuredly , that thou shalt go out with me to battle, thou and thy men.
And Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me up ? And Saul answered , I am sore distressed ; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do .
And David said unto Achish, But what have I done ? and what hast thou found in thy servant so long as I have been with thee unto this day, that I may not go fight against the enemies of my lord the king?