1 Samuel 23:1

“Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshingfloors.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 23:1

Then they told Dauid, saying, Beholde, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing floores.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then they told David, saying, "Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are plundering the threshing floors."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and are robbing the threshing-floors.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they sent word to David, saying, The Philistines are fighting against Keilah and taking the grain from the grain-floors.
- Basic English Bible

And they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.
- Darby Bible

Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.
- Webster's Bible

David was told, "Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and are robbing the threshing floors."
- World English Bible

And they declare to David, saying, `Lo, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they are spoiling the threshing-floors.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they told David, saying: 'Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 23:1

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 23:1


23:1 The Philistines, &c. - Probably it was the departure of God and David from Saul, that encouraged the Philistines to make this inroad. When princes begin to persecute God's people and ministers, let them expect nothing but vexation on all sides.


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