22:20 Abiathar . . . fled after David. Support for David continues to build, chiefly as a result of Saul’s own misguided attempts at self-preservation. David now has the support of both prophet (v. 5) and priest. Abiathar brings to David the ephod (23:6), which was a means of discerning the Lord’s will (2:28 note; 14:3 note).