1 Samuel 21:1

Overview - 1 Samuel 21
David at Nob obtains of Ahimelech hallowed bread.
Doeg is present.
David takes Goliath's sword.
10 David at Gath feigns himself mad.
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1 Samuel 21:1  (King James Version)
Then came David to Nob to Ahimelech the priest: and Ahimelech was afraid at the meeting of David, and said unto him, Why art thou alone, and no man with thee?

Nob appears to have been a sacerdotal city of Benjamin or Ephraim. Jerome says, that in his time the ruins of it might be seen not far from Diospolis or Lydda. But the Rabbins assert that Jerusalem might be seen from this town. The tabernacle resided some time at Nob; and after it was destroyed, it was removed to Gibeon; "and the day of Nob and Gibeon were fifty-seven years." Maimonides in Bethhabbechirah, c
22:19 Nehemiah 11:32 ; Isaiah 10:32

to Ahimelech

called Ahiah

called also Abiathar
Mark 2:26