29 And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds(A) of En Gedi.[a](B)

David Spares Saul’s Life

24 [b]After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the Desert of En Gedi.(C)


  1. 1 Samuel 23:29 In Hebrew texts this verse (23:29) is numbered 24:1.
  2. 1 Samuel 24:1 In Hebrew texts 24:1-22 is numbered 24:2-23.

62 Nibshan, the City of Salt and En Gedi(A)—six towns and their villages.

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