28:7 Seek out for me a woman who is a medium. His purge of the land notwithstanding (v. 3 note), Saul seems to have no doubt that a medium can be found, and his attendants can name one immediately.
En-dor. Josh. 17:11, 12 attests to a persistent Canaanite influence at En-dor, which was about five miles north of Shunem (v. 4 note). Saul’s recourse to En-dor took him behind Philistine lines.