1 Samuel 24:1 {2}
Good News Translation
When Saul came back from fighting the Philistines, he was told that David was in the wilderness near Engedi.

Contemporary English Version
When Saul got back from fighting off the Philistines, he heard that David was in the desert around En-Gedi.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi.

New American Bible
When Saul returned from the pursuit of the Philistines, he was told that David was in the desert near Engedi.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

when Saul

1 Samuel 23:28,29 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. . . .

following.

1 Samuel 23:19 And the Ziphites went up to Saul, in Gabaa, saying: Lo, doth not David lie hid with us in the strong holds of the wood, in mount Hachila, which is on the right hand of the desert.

Proverbs 25:5 Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.

Proverbs 29:12 A prince that gladly heareth lying words, hath all his servants wicked.

Ezekiel 22:9 Slanderers have been in thee to shed blood, and they have eaten upon the mountains in thee, they have committed wickedness in the midst of thee.

Hosea 7:3 They have made the king glad with their wickedness: and the princes with their lies.

the wilderness

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

Context
David Spares Saul
1And when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, they told him, saying: Behold, David is in the desert of Engaddi.2Saul, therefore, took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went out to seek after David and his men, even upon the most craggy rocks, which are accessible only to wild goats.…
Cross References
Joshua 15:62
And Nebsan, and the city of salt, and Engaddi: six cities and their villages.

1 Samuel 23:19
And the Ziphites went up to Saul, in Gabaa, saying: Lo, doth not David lie hid with us in the strong holds of the wood, in mount Hachila, which is on the right hand of the desert.

1 Samuel 23:28
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.

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

Ezekiel 47:10
And the fishers shall stand over these waters, from Engaddi even to Engallim there shall be drying of nets: there shall be many sorts of the fishes thereof, as the fishes of the great sea, a very great multitude:

Additional Translations
After Saul had returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.”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.

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 En-gedi.

And it came to pass when Saul returned from pursuing after the Philistines, that it was reported to him, saying, David is in the wilderness of Engaddi.

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

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 En-gedi.

And it came to pass, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told to him, saying, Behold, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.

It happened, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi."

And it cometh to pass when Saul hath turned back from after the Philistines, that they declare to him, saying, 'Lo, David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.'
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