|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 30:14 (King James Version)
We made an invasion upon the south of the Cherethites, and upon the coast which belongeth to Judah, and upon the south of Caleb; and we burned Ziklag with fire.
- the Cherethites
- Calmet and others suppose that these people, who inhabited the same district as the Philistines, were the aborigines of the island of Crete, from which they derived their name.
- 16 ; 2 Samuel 8:18 ; 1 Kings 1:38 1 Kings 1:44 ; 1 Chronicles 18:17 ; Ezekiel 25:16 ; Zephaniah 2:5
- A district in the south of Judea, in which were the cities of Kirjath-Arba or Hebron, and Kirjath-sepher, belonging to the family of Caleb.
- Joshua 14:13 ; 15:13
- we burned