2 Samuel 1:1
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New International Version
After the death of Saul, David returned from striking down the Amalekites and stayed in Ziklag two days.

New Living Translation
After the death of Saul, David returned from his victory over the Amalekites and spent two days in Ziklag.

English Standard Version
After the death of Saul, when David had returned from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag.

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David remained two days in Ziklag.

King James Bible
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After the death of Saul, David returned from defeating the Amalekites and stayed at Ziklag two days.

International Standard Version
Shortly after Saul had died, David returned from defeating the Amalekites and remained in Ziklag for two days.

NET Bible
After the death of Saul, when David had returned from defeating the Amalekites, he stayed at Ziklag for two days.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After Saul died and David returned from defeating the Amalekites, David stayed in Ziklag two days.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

New American Standard 1977
Now it came about after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David remained two days in Ziklag.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

King James 2000 Bible
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

American King James Version
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had stayed two days in Ziklag;

American Standard Version
And it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now it came to pass, after Saul was dead, that David returned from the slaughter of the Amalecites, and abode two days in Siceleg.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David abode two days in Ziklag.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

Webster's Bible Translation
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;

World English Bible
It happened after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had stayed two days in Ziklag;

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, after the death of Saul, that David hath returned from smiting the Amalekite, and David dwelleth in Ziklag two days,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-10 The blow which opened David's way to the throne was given about the time he had been sorely distressed. Those who commit their concerns to the Lord, will quietly abide his will. It shows that he desired not Saul's death, and he was not impatient to come to the throne.
Study Bible
David Learns of Saul's Death
1Now it came about after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David remained two days in Ziklag. 2On the third day, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul, with his clothes torn and dust on his head. And it came about when he came to David that he fell to the ground and prostrated himself.…
Cross References
Genesis 14:7
Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and conquered all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, who lived in Hazazon-tamar.

1 Samuel 30:1
Then it happened when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid on the Negev and on Ziklag, and had overthrown Ziklag and burned it with fire;

1 Samuel 30:17
David slaughtered them from the twilight until the evening of the next day; and not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men who rode on camels and fled.

1 Samuel 31:6
Thus Saul died with his three sons, his armor bearer, and all his men on that day together.
Treasury of Scripture

Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had stayed two days in Ziklag;

when David

1 Samuel 30:17-26 And David smote them from the twilight even to the evening of the …

Ziklag

1 Samuel 27:6 Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: why Ziklag pertains to the …

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