|Overview - 1 Samuel 23|
|1||David, enquiring of the Lord by Abiathar, rescues Keilah.|
|7||God shewing him the coming of Saul, and the treachery of the Keilites, he escapes from Keilah.|
|14||In Ziph Jonathan comes and comforts him.|
|19||The Ziphites discover him to Saul.|
|25||At Maon he is rescued from Saul by the invasion of the Philistines.|
|29||He dwells at En-gedi.|
1 Samuel 23:1 (King James Version)
Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshingfloors.
- Keilah was a city of Judah, situated, according to Eusebius, eight miles from Eleutheropolis, towards Hebron. Sozomen says that the prophet Habakkuk's tomb was shewn there.
- Joshua 15:44 ; Nehemiah 3:17 Nehemiah 3:18
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- Leviticus 26:16 ; Deuteronomy 28:33 Deuteronomy 28:51 ; Judges 6:4 Judges 6:11 ; Micah 6:15