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,
1 Samuel 15:7 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' 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.
LibraryConfession 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
Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.
They settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled in defiance of all his relatives.
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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