1 Samuel 23:29
New International Version
And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of En Gedi.

New Living Translation
David then went to live in the strongholds of En-gedi.

English Standard Version
And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of Engedi.

Berean Study Bible
And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of En-gedi.

King James Bible
And David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds at Engedi.

New King James Version
Then David went up from there and dwelt in strongholds at En Gedi.

New American Standard Bible
And David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.

NASB 1995
David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.

NASB 1977
And David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.

Amplified Bible
David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.

Christian Standard Bible
From there David went up and stayed in the strongholds of En-gedi.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From there David went up and stayed in the strongholds of En-gedi.

American Standard Version
And David went up from thence, and dwelt in the strongholds of En-gedi.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And David came up from there and he dwelt in Metsruth which is in Gebauth

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David rose up from thence, and dwelt in the narrow passes of Engaddi.

Contemporary English Version
David left and went to live in the hideouts at En-Gedi.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds of Engaddi.

English Revised Version
And David went up from thence, and dwelt in the strong holds of En-gedi.

Good News Translation
David left and went to the region of Engedi, where he stayed in hiding.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From there David went to stay in the fortified camps of En Gedi.

International Standard Version
David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of En-gedi.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David went up from thence, and dwelt in the strongholds of En-gedi.

Literal Standard Version
And David goes up there, and abides in fortresses [at] En-gedi.

NET Bible
Then David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of En Gedi.

New Heart English Bible
David went up from there, and lived in the strongholds of En Gedi.

World English Bible
David went up from there, and lived in the strongholds of En Gedi.

Young's Literal Translation
And David goeth up thence, and abideth in fortresses at En-gedi.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul Pursues David
28So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to meet the Philistines. That is why that place is called Sela-hammahlekoth. 29And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of En-gedi.

Cross References
Joshua 15:62
Nibshan, the City of Salt, and En-gedi--six cities, along with their villages.

1 Samuel 23:28
So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to meet the Philistines. That is why that place is called Sela-hammahlekoth.

1 Samuel 24:1
After Saul had returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, "David is in the wilderness of En-gedi."

1 Samuel 24:22
So David gave his oath to Saul. Then Saul returned home, but David and his men went up to the stronghold.

2 Chronicles 20:2
Then some men came and told Jehoshaphat, "A vast army is coming against you from Edom, from beyond the Sea; they are already in Hazazon-tamar" (that is, En-gedi).

Song of Solomon 1:14
My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms in the vineyards of En-gedi.

Ezekiel 47:10
Fishermen will stand by the shore; from En-gedi to En-eglaim they will spread their nets to catch fish of many kinds, like the fish of the Great Sea.


Treasury of Scripture

And David went up from there, and dwelled in strong holds at Engedi.

1 Samuel 24:1
And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.

Genesis 14:7
And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.

Joshua 15:62
And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And David
דָּוִ֖ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

went up
וַיַּ֥עַל (way·ya·‘al)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

from there
מִשָּׁ֑ם (miš·šām)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

and lived
וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב (way·yê·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in the strongholds
בִּמְצָד֥וֹת (bim·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 4679: Fastness, a stronghold

of En-gedi.
גֶּֽדִי׃ (ge·ḏî)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5872: Engedi -- 'spring of a kid', a place on west shore of the Dead Sea


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