New International Version
Then Saul attacked the Amalekites all the way from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border 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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
From Havilah - to Shur - From Pelusium in Egypt, unto the Red Sea. - Josephus. But Havilah lay eastward from the Red Sea; the Amalekites lay between this and the way to Egypt towards Shur.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Havilah This Havilah was probably situated in Arabia, and the district of Chaulon may mark the spot. It seems different from that different from that encompassed by the river Pison, one of the rivers of Eden.
'Then came the word of the Lord unto Samuel, saying, 11. It repenteth Me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following Me, and hath not performed My commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the Lord all night. 12. And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set him up a place, and is gone about, and passed on, and gone down to Gilgal. 13. And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The angel of the LORD found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur.
His descendants settled in the area from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border of Egypt, as you go toward Ashur. And they lived in hostility toward all the tribes related to them.
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water.
1 Samuel 14:48
He fought valiantly and defeated the Amalekites, delivering Israel from the hands of those who had plundered them.
1 Samuel 27:8
Now David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites and the Amalekites. (From ancient times these peoples had lived in the land extending to Shur and Egypt.)
1 Samuel 30:1
David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it,
1 Chronicles 4:43
They killed the remaining Amalekites who had escaped, and they have lived there to this day.
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