1 Samuel 30:27

27 It was for those in 1Bethel, in Ramoth of the Negeb, in 2Jattir,

1 Samuel 30:27 Meaning and Commentary

1 Samuel 30:27

To [them] which [were] in Bethel
One part of the spoil was sent to them; not to those in Bethel, in the tribe of Benjamin, but in Kirjathjearim, called Bethel, or the house of God, because the ark was there, see ( 1 Samuel 7:1 ) ( 10:3 ) ; moreover, this place was also called Baalah, which some think is referred to here, see ( Joshua 15:9 ) ;

and to [them] which [were] in south Ramoth;
a city of the tribe of Simeon, which lay within the lot of Judah; of which see ( Joshua 19:8 ) ;

and to [them] which [were] in Jattir;
a city of the tribe of Judah, (See Gill on Joshua 15:48).

1 Samuel 30:27 In-Context

25 And he made it a statute and a rule for Israel from that day forward to this day.
26 When David came to Ziklag, he sent part of the spoil to his friends, the elders of Judah, saying, "Here is a present for you from the spoil of the enemies of the LORD."
27 It was for those in Bethel, in Ramoth of the Negeb, in Jattir,
28 in Aroer, in Siphmoth, in Eshtemoa,
29 in Racal, in the cities of the Jerahmeelites, in the cities of the Kenites,

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 28:19; See Judges 1:22-26
  • 2. Joshua 15:48
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