12 Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with David but had departed from Saul.

Read 1 Samuel 18:12 Using Other Translations

And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul.
Saul was afraid of David because the LORD was with him but had departed from Saul.
Saul was then afraid of David, for the LORD was with David and had turned away from Saul.