13 David said to the young man who brought him the report, “Where are you from?”

“I am the son of a foreigner, an Amalekite,(A)” he answered.

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This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites(A) for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt.

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Now David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites,(A) the Girzites and the Amalekites.(B) (From ancient times these peoples had lived in the land extending to Shur(C) and Egypt.)

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13 David asked him, “Who do you belong to? Where do you come from?”

He said, “I am an Egyptian, the slave of an Amalekite.(A) My master abandoned me when I became ill three days ago.

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17 David fought(A) them from dusk until the evening of the next day, and none of them got away, except four hundred young men who rode off on camels and fled.(B)

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