1 Samuel 23:28
Good News Translation
So Saul stopped pursuing David and went to fight the Philistines. That is why that place is called Separation Hill.

Contemporary English Version
Saul stopped going after David and went back to fight the Philistines. That's why the place is called "Escape Rock."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore Saul returned, leaving the pursuit of David, and went to meet the Philistines. For this cause they called that place the rock of division.

New American Bible
Saul interrupted his pursuit of David and went to meet the Philistines. This is how that place came to be called the Rock of Divisions.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherefore Saul returned, leaving the pursuit of David, and went to meet the Philistines. For this cause they called that place the rock of division.

Sela-hammahlekoth.

Context
Saul Pursues David
27And a messenger came to Saul, saying: Make haste to come, for the Philistines have poured in themselves upon the land. 28Wherefore Saul returned, leaving the pursuit of David, and went to meet the Philistines. For this cause they called that place the rock of division.29Then David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds of Engaddi.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 23:27
And a messenger came to Saul, saying: Make haste to come, for the Philistines have poured in themselves upon the land.

1 Samuel 23:29
Then David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds of Engaddi.

1 Samuel 24:1
And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi.

Additional Translations
So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to meet the Philistines. That is why that place is called the Rock of Escape.Why Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Selahammahlekoth.

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

So Saul returned from following after David, and went to meet the Philistines: therefore that place was called The divided Rock.

And Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines; therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammah-lekoth.

So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela Hammahlekoth.

And Saul turneth back from pursuing after David, and goeth to meet the Philistines, therefore they have called that place 'The Rock of Divisions.'
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