1 Samuel 27:8

Overview - 1 Samuel 27
Saul, hearing David to be in Gath, seeks no more for him.
David begs Ziklag of Achish.
He, invading other countries, persuades Achish he fought against Judah.
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1 Samuel 27:8  (King James Version)
And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those nations were of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.
 


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M. 2948. B.C. 1056. An. Ex. Is. 435. the Geshurites.
Joshua 13:2 Joshua 13:13 ; 2 Samuel 13:37 2 Samuel 13:38 ; 2 Samuel 14:23 2 Samuel 14:32 15:8 1 Chronicles 2:23

Gezrites
or, Gerzites.
These people seem to be the Gerrhenians, (2 Mac 13:24 whose chief city, Gerrha, is mentioned by Strabo as lying between Gaza and Pelusium in Egypt.

the Amalekites
Joshua 16:10 ; Judges 1:29 ; 1 Kings 9:15-17

as thou goest
1 Samuel 15:7 1 Samuel 15:8 30:1 Exodus 17:14-16
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