1 Samuel 29:6-11 NIV

6 So Achish called David and said to him, "As surely as the LORD lives, you have been reliable, and I would be pleased to have you serve with me in the army. From the day1 you came to me until now, I have found no fault in you, but the rulers2 don't approve of you.

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7 Turn back and go in peace; do nothing to displease the Philistine rulers."
8 "But what have I done?" asked David. "What have you found against your servant from the day I came to you until now? Why can't I go and fight against the enemies of my lord the king?"
9 Achish answered, "I know that you have been as pleasing in my eyes as an angel3 of God; nevertheless, the Philistine commanders4 have said, 'He must not go up with us into battle.'

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10 Now get up early, along with your master's servants who have come with you, and leave5 in the morning as soon as it is light."

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11 So David and his men got up early in the morning to go back to the land of the Philistines, and the Philistines went up to Jezreel.