1 Samuel 23:8
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King James Version
And Saul called all the people together to war, to go down to Keilah, to besiege David and his men.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul summoned all the people to war, to go down to Keilah, to besiege David and his men.

World English Bible
Saul summoned all the people to war, to go down to Keilah, to besiege David and his men.

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul summoneth the whole of the people to battle, to go down to Keilah, to lay siege unto David and unto his men.

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And Saul called all the people together to war, to go down to Keilah, to besiege David and his men.1 Samuel 23:8 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
1 Samuel 23:7
And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.

1 Samuel 23:9
And David knew that Saul secretly practised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

1 Kings 2:26
And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord GOD before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.

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