1 Samuel 23:1
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King James Version
Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshingfloors.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
And they declare to David, saying, 'Lo, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they are spoiling the threshing-floors.'

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Geneva Study Bible

Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against {a} Keilah, and they rob the threshingfloors.

(a) Which was a city in the tribe of Judah, Jos 15:44.1 Samuel 23:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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

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

Nehemiah 3:18
After him repaired their brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.

Daniel 2:35
Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

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