Saul was proceeding along one side of the mountain, and David and his men along the other side. Even though David was hurrying to get away, Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them.
Cross ReferencesJudges 16:2
When the Gazites heard that Samson was there, they surrounded that place and lay in wait for him all night at the city gate. They were quiet throughout the night, saying, "Let us wait until dawn; then we will kill him."
1 Samuel 23:25
and Saul and his men went to seek him. When David was told about it, he went down to the rock and stayed in the Wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard of this, he pursued David there.
1 Samuel 23:27
Then a messenger came to Saul, saying, "Come quickly, for the Philistines have raided the land!"
from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Chapter Outline1. David, enquiring of the Lord by Abiathar, rescues Keilah
7. God showing him the coming of Saul, and the treachery of the Keilites,
13. he escapes from Keilah
14. In Ziph Jonathan comes and comforts him
19. The Ziphites discover him to Saul
25. At Maon he is rescued from Saul by the invasion of the Philistines
29. He dwells at En Gedi
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David made haste
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2 Samuel 15:14
2 Samuel 17:21, 22
2 Chronicles 20:12
Psalm 17:9, 11
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2 Corinthians 1:8
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