1 Samuel 23:15-18 CSB

A Renewed Covenant

15 David was in the Wilderness of Ziph in Horesh when he saw that Saul had come out to take his life.

References for 1 Samuel 23:15

      16 Then Saul's son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in [his faith in] God,a

      References for 1 Samuel 23:16

          17 saying, "Don't be afraid, for my father Saul will never lay a hand on you. You yourself will be king over Israel,b and I'll be your second-in-command. Even my father Saul knows it is true."

          References for 1 Samuel 23:17

            • c 23:17 - 1 Sm 16:1-13; 24:20-22
              18 Then the two of them made a covenant in the Lord's presence.c Afterwards, David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.

              References for 1 Samuel 23:18

                • d 23:18 - 1 Sm 18:3; 20:12-17; 20:42