14 And David remained in the strongholds in the wilderness, in the hill country (A)of the wilderness of (B)Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hand.

Saul Pursues David

15 David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

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19 (A)Then the Ziphites went up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding among us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is south of (B)Jeshimon?

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24 And they arose and went to Ziph ahead of Saul.

Now David and his men were (A)in the wilderness of Maon, (B)in the Arabah to the south of (C)Jeshimon.

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David Spares Saul Again

26 (A)Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding himself on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the east of Jeshimon?” So Saul arose and went down to (B)the wilderness of Ziph with (C)three thousand chosen men of Israel to seek David in the wilderness of Ziph.

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