|Overview - 1 Samuel 30|
|1||The Amalekites spoil Ziklag.|
|4||David asking counsel, is encouraged by God to pursue them.|
|11||By the means of a revived Egyptian he is brought to the enemies, and recovers all the spoil.|
|22||David's law to divide the spoil equally between them that fight and them that keep the stuff.|
|26||He sends presents to his friends.|
1 Samuel 30:10 (King James Version)
But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred abode behind, which were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
- for two hundred
- so faint
- 1 Samuel 14:20 1 Samuel 14:31 Judges 8:4 Judges 8:5
- the brook Besor
- This brook or torrent, it is evident from the circumstances of the history, must be in the south-west part of Judea, and must empty itself into the Mediterranean Sea. In the more particular situation of it writers are not agreed. Some suppose it to be between Gaza and Rhinocorura; but Jerome places it between Rhinocorura and Egypt. It is supposed by some to be the same as the river of the wilderness, ( Amos 6:14, ,)and the river of Egypt, Joshua 15:4 .