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27:10 David would say. This is not the first time David thinks it necessary to deceive (20:6; 21:2 and notes; cf. 16:2 note).
the Negeb of Judah. See 2 Sam. 24:7; 2 Chr. 28:18. The large southern region of Israel, the Negeb, extended from Beersheba south to the Gulf of Aqaba.
Jerahmeelites. 1 Chr. 2:9–15 mentions Jerahmeel as a descendant of Judah through Hezron and as a brother of Ram, an ancestor of David.
Kenites. Kenites and Jerahmeelites are mentioned together in 30:29.