1 Samuel 27:6
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New American Standard Bible
So Achish gave him Ziklag that day; therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

King James Bible
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: wherefore Ziklag pertaineth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.

Darby Bible Translation
And Achish gave him Ziklag that day; therefore Ziklag belongs to the kings of Judah to this day.

World English Bible
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: why Ziklag pertains to the kings of Judah to this day.

Young's Literal Translation
And Achish giveth to him in that day Ziklag, therefore hath Ziklag been to the kings of Judah till this day.

1 Samuel 27:6 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Ziklag - This was properly one of the cities of Simeon within the tribe of Judah (marginal references), but it had been taken possession of by the Philistines. The exact situation of it is uncertain.

Unto this day - This phrase, coupled with the title the kings of Judah, implies that this was written after the revolt of Jeroboam, and before the Babylonian captivity.

1 Samuel 27:6 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 15:31
and Ziklag and Madmannah and Sansannah,

Joshua 19:5
and Ziklag and Beth-marcaboth and Hazar-susah,

1 Samuel 27:5
Then David said to Achish, "If now I have found favor in your sight, let them give me a place in one of the cities in the country, that I may live there; for why should your servant live in the royal city with you?"

1 Samuel 29:4
But the commanders of the Philistines were angry with him, and the commanders of the Philistines said to him, "Make the man go back, that he may return to his place where you have assigned him, and do not let him go down to battle with us, or in the battle he may become an adversary to us. For with what could this man make himself acceptable to his lord? Would it not be with the heads of these men?

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;

Nehemiah 11:28
and in Ziklag, in Meconah and in its towns,

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