1 Samuel 22:4
Good News Translation
So David left his parents with the king of Moab, and they stayed there as long as David was hiding out in the cave.

Contemporary English Version
So he brought his parents to the king of Moab, and they stayed with him while David was in hiding.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he left them under the eyes of the king of Moab, and they abode with him all the days that David was in the hold.

New American Bible
He left them with the king of Moab; they stayed with him as long as David remained in the stronghold.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he left them under the eyes of the king of Moab, and they abode with him all the days that David was in the hold.

in the hold

2 Samuel 23:13,14 Moreover also before this the three who were princes among the thirty, went down and came to David in the harvest time into the cave of Odollam: and the camp of the Philistines was in the valley of the giants. . . .

1 Chronicles 12:16 And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the hold, in which David abode.

Gad

2 Samuel 24:11 And David arose in the morning, and the word of the Lord came to Gad the prophet and the seer of David, saying:

1 Chronicles 21:9 And the Lord spoke to Gad the seer of David, saying:

1 Chronicles 29:29 Now the acts of king David first and last are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer:

2 Chronicles 29:25 And he set the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, and psalteries, and harps according to the regulation of David the king, and of Gad the seer, and of Nathan the prophet: for it was the commandment of the Lord by the hand of his prophets.

depart

1 Samuel 23:1-6 And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns. . . .

Nehemiah 6:11 And I said: Should such a man as I flee? and who is there that being as I am, would go into the temple, to save his life? I will not go in.

Psalm 11:1 Unto the end. A psalm to David.

Isaiah 8:12-14 Say ye not: A conspiracy: for all that this people speaketh, is a conspiracy: neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. . . .

David departed

Matthew 10:23 And when they shall persecute you in this city, flee into another. Amen I say to you, you shall not finish all the cities of Israel, till the Son of man come.

Context
David Flees to Adullam and Mizpeh
3And David departed from thence into Maspha of Moab: and he said to the king of Moab: Let my father and my mother tarry with you, I beseech thee, till I know what God will do for me. 4And he left them under the eyes of the king of Moab, and they abode with him all the days that David was in the hold.5And Gad the prophet said to David: Abide not in the hold, depart, and go into the land of Juda. And David departed, and came into the forest of Haret.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 22:3
And David departed from thence into Maspha of Moab: and he said to the king of Moab: Let my father and my mother tarry with you, I beseech thee, till I know what God will do for me.

1 Samuel 22:5
And Gad the prophet said to David: Abide not in the hold, depart, and go into the land of Juda. And David departed, and came into the forest of Haret.

2 Samuel 8:2
And he defeated Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the earth: and he measured with two lines, one to put to death, and one to save alive: and Moab was made to serve David under tribute.

2 Samuel 23:14
And David was then in a hold: and there was a garrison of the Philistines then in Bethlehem.

Additional Translations
So he left them in the care of the king of Moab, and they stayed with him the whole time David was in the stronghold.And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelled with him all the while that David was in the hold.

And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

And he persuaded the King of Moab, and they dwell with him continually, while David was in the hold.

And he brought them before the king of Moab; and they abode with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

He brought them before the king of Moab; and they lived with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.

and he leadeth them before the king of Moab, and they dwell with him all the days of David's being in the fortress.
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