1 Samuel 30:28

28 to those in Aroer, Siphmoth, Eshtemoa

1 Samuel 30:28 in Other Translations

28 And to them which were in Aroer, and to them which were in Siphmoth, and to them which were in Eshtemoa,
28 in Aroer, in Siphmoth, in Eshtemoa,
28 Aroer, Siphmoth, Eshtemoa,
28 Aroer, Siphmoth, Eshtemoa,
28 to those in Aroer, in Siphmoth, and in Eshtemoa;

1 Samuel 30:28 Meaning and Commentary

1 Samuel 30:28

And to [them] which [were] in Aroer
Not Aroer in the tribe of Gad beyond Jordan, where David is never said to be, but some city of this name in the tribe of Judah; the Greek version of ( Joshua 15:22 ) , instead of Adadah, has Arouel:

and to [them] which [were] in Siphmoth;
which very probably was in the tribe of Judah, though nowhere else mentioned:

and to [them] which [were] in Eshtemoa;
a Levitical city given to the Levites by the children of Judah, ( Joshua 21:14 ) .

1 Samuel 30:28 In-Context

26 When David reached Ziklag, he sent some of the plunder to the elders of Judah, who were his friends, saying, “Here is a gift for you from the plunder of the LORD’s enemies.”
27 David sent it to those who were in Bethel, Ramoth Negev and Jattir;
28 to those in Aroer, Siphmoth, Eshtemoa
29 and Rakal; to those in the towns of the Jerahmeelites and the Kenites;
30 to those in Hormah, Bor Ashan, Athak

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Numbers 32:34; S Joshua 13:16
  • 2. 1 Chronicles 27:27
  • 3. S Joshua 15:50
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