New International Version
They found an Egyptian in a field and brought him to David. They gave him water to drink and food to eat--
King James Bible
And they found an Egyptian in the field, and brought him to David, and gave him bread, and he did eat; and they made him drink water;
Darby Bible Translation
And they found an Egyptian in the field, and brought him to David, and gave him bread, and he ate; and they gave him water to drink,
World English Bible
They found an Egyptian in the field, and brought him to David, and gave him bread, and he ate; and they gave him water to drink.
Young's Literal Translation
and they find a man, an Egyptian, in the field, and take him unto David, and give to him bread, and he eateth, and they cause him to drink water,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The brook Besor - This had its source in the mountain of Idumea, and fell into the Mediterranean Sea beyond Gaza. Some suppose it to have been the same with the river of the wilderness, or the river of Egypt. The sense of this and the following verse is, that when they came to the brook Besor, there were found two hundred out of his six hundred men so spent with fatigue that they could proceed no farther. The baggage or stuff was left there, 1 Samuel 30:24, and they were appointed to guard it.
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'As his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the stuff.'--1 Samuel xxx. 24. David's city of Ziklag had been captured by the Amalekites, while he and all his men who could carry arms were absent, serving in the army of Achish, the Philistine king of Gath. On their return they found ruin, their homes harried, their wives, children, and property carried off. Wearied already with their long march, they set off at once in pursuit of the spoilers, who had had a …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Thirdly, for Thy Actions.
1 Samuel 30:10
Two hundred of them were too exhausted to cross the valley, but David and the other four hundred continued the pursuit.
1 Samuel 30:12
part of a cake of pressed figs and two cakes of raisins. He ate and was revived, for he had not eaten any food or drunk any water for three days and three nights.
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