1 Samuel 27:2

“And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that were with him unto Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 27:2

And Dauid arose, and hee passed ouer with the sixe hundred men that were with him, vnto Achish the sonne of Maoch king of Gath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So David arose and crossed over, he and the six hundred men who were with him, to Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David arose, and passed over, he and the six hundred men that were with him, unto Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So David and the six hundred men who were with him went over to Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- Basic English Bible

And David arose and passed over, he and the six hundred men that were with him, to Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- Darby Bible

And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that were with him to Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- Webster's Bible

David arose, and passed over, he and the six hundred men who were with him, to Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- World English Bible

And David riseth, and passeth over, he and six hundred men who [are] with him, unto Achish son of Maoch king of Gath;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David arose, and passed over, he and the six hundred men that were with him, unto Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 27:2

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 27:2


27:1 I shall perish - But this was certainly a very great fault in David: for This proceeded from gross distrust of God's promise and providence; and that after such repeated demonstrations of God's peculiar care over him. He forsakes the place where god had settled him, chap.#22:5|, and given him both assurance and experience of his protection there. He voluntarily runs upon that rock, which he cursed his enemies for throwing him upon, chap.#26:19|, and upon many other snares and dangers, as the following history will shew; and withal, deprives the people of the Lord of those succours which he might have given them, in case of a battle. But God hereby designed to withdraw David from the Israelites, that they might fall by the hand of the Philistines, without any reproach or inconvenience to David.

27:4 Sought no more for him - At their meeting Saul's heart was deeply wounded, and he had said, Return, my son David, Be with me as in time past. Nor have we the least proof, that he would have sought for him again, with any other design.


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