1 Samuel 21:3-5
3 Now, what food do you have with you? Give me five loaves of bread or whatever you have to eat.”
4 The priest said to David, “I don’t have any ordinary bread here, but I do have some of the holy bread. Your officers can eat it if they have not had sexual relations with any women.”[a]Read full chapter
- 1 Samuel 21:4 Your officers … women This would make the men unclean and not able to eat any food that had been made holy by offering it to God. See Lev. 7:21; 15:1-33.
- 1 Samuel 21:5 bodies Literally, “vessels” or “weapons.”
- 1 Samuel 21:5 My men … missions See 2 Sam. 11:11 and the rules in Deut. 23:9-14.