1 Samuel 23:1
Good News Translation
David heard that the Philistines were attacking the town of Keilah and were stealing the newly harvested grain.

Contemporary English Version
One day some people told David, "The Philistines keep attacking the town of Keilah and stealing grain from the threshing place."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns.

New American Bible
David was informed that the Philistines were attacking Keilah and plundering the threshing floors.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns.

Joshua 15:44 And Ceila and Achzib and Maresa: nine cities, and their villages.

Nehemiah 3:17,18 After him built the Levites, Rehum the son of Benni. After him built Hasebias, lord of half the street of Ceila in his own street. . . .

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Leviticus 26:16 I also will do these things to you. I will quickly visit you with poverty, and burning heat, which shall waste your eyes, and consume your lives. You shall sow your seed in vain, which shall be devoured by your enemies.

Deuteronomy 28:33,51 May a people which thou knowest not, eat the fruits of thy land, and all thy labours: and mayst thou always suffer oppression, and be crushed at all times. . . .

Judges 6:4,11 And pitching their tents among them, wasted all things as they were in the blade, even to the entrance of Gaza: and they left nothing at all in Israel for sustenance of life, nor sheep, nor oxen, nor asses. . . .

Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap: thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not be anointed with oil: and the new wine, but shalt not drink the wine.

Context
David Delivers Keilah
1And they told David, saying: Behold the Philistines fight against Ceila, and they rob the barns.2Therefore David consulted the Lord, saying: Shall I go and smite these Philistines? And the Lord said to David: Go, and thou shalt smite the Philistines, and shalt save Ceila.…
Cross References
Joshua 15:44
And Ceila and Achzib and Maresa: nine cities, and their villages.

Nehemiah 3:17
After him built the Levites, Rehum the son of Benni. After him built Hasebias, lord of half the street of Ceila in his own street.

Nehemiah 3:18
After him built their brethren Bavai the son of Enadad, lord of half Ceila.

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 a summer's threshing floor, and they were carried away by the wind: and there was no place found for them: but the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Additional Translations
Now it was reported to David, “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and looting the threshing floors.”Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing floors.

And they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and are robbing the threshing-floors.

And it was told David, saying, behold, the Philistines war in Keila, and they rob, they trample on the threshing-floors.

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

And they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.

Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing-floors.

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

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