David Flees to the Philistines

27 Then David said to [a]himself, “Now I will [b]perish one day by the hand of Saul. (A)There is nothing better for me than to safely escape into the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 27:1 Lit his heart
  2. 1 Samuel 27:1 Lit be carried away

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