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1 Samuel 27:1 NAS

David Flees to the Philistines

1 Then David said to himself, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul. 1There is nothing better for me than to escape into the land of the Philistines. Saul then will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand."

References for 1 Samuel 27:1

    • a 27:1 - Lit "in his heart"
    • b 27:1 - Lit "that I should surely escape"