18 Then the two of them made a covenant in the Lord’s presence.(A) Afterward, David remained in Horesh, while Jonathan went home.

David’s Narrow Escape

19 Some Ziphites(B) came up to Saul at Gibeah and said, “David is[a] hiding among us in the strongholds in Horesh on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon. 20 Now, whenever the king wants to come down, let him come down. Our part will be to hand him over to the king.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 23:19 Lit Is David not . . . Jeshimon?

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