1 Samuel 15:7
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New American Standard Bible
So Saul defeated the Amalekites, from Havilah as you go to Shur, which is east of Egypt.

King James Bible
And Saul smote the Amalekites from Havilah until thou comest to Shur, that is over against Egypt.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul smote Amalek from Havilah as thou comest to Shur, which is opposite to Egypt.

World English Bible
Saul struck the Amalekites, from Havilah as you go to Shur, that is before Egypt.

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul smiteth Amalek from Havilah -- thy going in to Shur, which is on the front of Egypt,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The district here described would stretch from Havilah on the extreme east to Shur, either near Suez, or further north on the coast road from Gaza to Egypt.

1 Samuel 15:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Confession of Sin --A Sermon with Seven Texts
The Hardened Sinner. PHARAOH--"I have sinned."--Exodus 9:27. I. The first case I shall bring before you is that of the HARDENED SINNER, who, when under terror, says, "I have sinned." And you will find the text in the book of Exodus, the 9th chap. and 27th verse: "And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the Lord is righteous, and I and my people are wicked." But why this confession from the lips of the haughty tyrant? He was not often wont to
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857

The Truth of God
The next attribute is God's truth. A God of truth and without iniquity; just and right is he.' Deut 32:4. For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.' Psa 57:10. Plenteous in truth.' Psa 86:15. I. God is the truth. He is true in a physical sense; true in his being: he has a real subsistence, and gives a being to others. He is true in a moral sense; he is true sine errore, without errors; et sine fallacia, without deceit. God is prima veritas, the pattern and prototype
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Genesis 16:7
Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.

Genesis 25:18
They settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled in defiance of all his relatives.

Exodus 15:22
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.

1 Samuel 14:48
He acted valiantly and defeated the Amalekites, and delivered Israel from the hands of those who plundered them.

1 Samuel 27:8
Now David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites and the Girzites and the Amalekites; for they were the inhabitants of the land from ancient times, as you come to Shur even as far as the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 30:1
Then it happened when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid on the Negev and on Ziklag, and had overthrown Ziklag and burned it with fire;

1 Chronicles 4:43
They destroyed the remnant of the Amalekites who escaped, and have lived there to this day.

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