1 Samuel 22:18

Overview - 1 Samuel 22
Companies resort unto David at Adullam.
At Mizpeh he commends his parents unto the king of Moab.
Admonished by Gad, he comes to Hareth.
Saul going to pursue him, complains of his servants' unfaithfulness.
Doeg accuses Ahimelech.
11 Saul commands to kill the priests.
17 The footmen refusing, Doeg executes it.
20 Abiathar escaping, brings David the news.
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1 Samuel 22:18  (King James Version)
And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod.


he fell
2 Chronicles 24:21 ; Hosea 5:11 ; 7:3 Micah 6:16 ; Zephaniah 3:3 ; Acts 26:10 Acts 26:11

The LXX. read, [tria kosious kai pente andras,] "three hundred and five men;" and Josephus, "three hundred and eighty-five men." Probably the eighty-five were priests and the three hundred the families of the priests; three hundred and eighty-five being the whole population of Nob.
1 Samuel 2:30-33 1 Samuel 2:36 3:12-14

a linen ephod
2:28 Exodus 28:40