David replied to Achish, “Good, you will find out what your servant can do.”

So Achish said to David, “Very well, I will appoint you as my permanent bodyguard.”(A)

By this time Samuel had died,(B) and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his city,(C) and Saul had removed the mediums and spiritists from the land.(D) The Philistines came together and camped at Shunem. So Saul gathered all Israel, and they camped at Gilboa.

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