1 Samuel 30:14

Overview - 1 Samuel 30
The Amalekites spoil Ziklag.
David asking counsel, is encouraged by God to pursue them.
11 By the means of a revived Egyptian he is brought to the enemies, and recovers all the spoil.
22 David's law to divide the spoil equally between them that fight and them that keep the stuff.
26 He sends presents to his friends.
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1 Samuel 30:14  (King James Version)
We made an invasion upon the south of the Cherethites, and upon the coast which belongeth to Judah, and upon the south of Caleb; and we burned Ziklag with fire.

the Cherethites
Calmet and others suppose that these people, who inhabited the same district as the Philistines, were the aborigines of the island of Crete, from which they derived their name.
16 ; 2 Samuel 8:18 ; 1 Kings 1:38 1 Kings 1:44 ; 1 Chronicles 18:17 ; Ezekiel 25:16 ; Zephaniah 2:5

A district in the south of Judea, in which were the cities of Kirjath-Arba or Hebron, and Kirjath-sepher, belonging to the family of Caleb.
Joshua 14:13 ; 15:13

we burned