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18 And they two made a covenant before Jehovah: and David abode in [a]the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.

19 Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in the strongholds in [b]the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of [c]the desert? 20 Now therefore, O king, come down, according to all the desire of thy soul to come down; and our part shall be to deliver him up into the king’s hand.

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  1. 1 Samuel 23:18 Or, Horesh
  2. 1 Samuel 23:19 Or, Horesh
  3. 1 Samuel 23:19 Or, Jeshimon