1 Samuel 23:1
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English Standard Version
Now they told David, “Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are robbing the threshing floors.”

King James Bible
Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshingfloors.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns.

English Revised Version
And they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.

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

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Saul then commanded Doeg to cut down the priests, and he at once performed the bloody deed. On the expression "wearing the linen ephod," compare the remarks at 1 Samuel 2:18. The allusion to the priestly clothing, like the repetition of the expression "priests of Jehovah," serves to bring out into its true light the crime of the bloodthirsty Saul and his executioner Doeg. The very dress which the priests wore, as the consecrated servants of Jehovah, ought to have made them shrink from the commission of such a murder.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Keilah Keilah was a city of Judah, situated, according to Eusebius, eight miles from Eleutheropolis, towards Hebron. Sozomen says that the prophet Habakkuk's tomb was shew there

Joshua 15:44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages:

Nehemiah 3:17,18 After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next to him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah...

rob the

Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this to you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes...

Deuteronomy 28:33,51 The fruit of your land, and all your labors, shall a nation which you know not eat up...

Judges 6:4,11 And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till you come to Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel...

Micah 6:15 You shall sow, but you shall not reap; you shall tread the olives, but you shall not anoint you with oil; and sweet wine...

Cross References
Joshua 15:44
Keilah, Achzib, and Mareshah: nine cities with their villages.

Nehemiah 3:17
After him the Levites repaired: Rehum the son of Bani. Next to him Hashabiah, ruler of half the district of Keilah, repaired for his district.

Nehemiah 3:18
After him their brothers repaired: Bavvai the son of Henadad, ruler of half the district of Keilah.

Daniel 2:35
Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

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