New Living Translation
Then Saul slaughtered the Amalekites from Havilah all the way to Shur, 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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:7 To Shur - That is, from one end of their country to the other; he smote all that he met with: but a great number of them fled away upon the noise of his coming, and secured themselves in other places, 'till the storm was over.
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The angel of the LORD found Hagar beside a spring of water in the wilderness, along the road to Shur.
Ishmael's descendants occupied the region from Havilah to Shur, which is east of Egypt in the direction of Asshur. There they lived in open hostility toward all their relatives.
Then Moses led the people of Israel away from the Red Sea, and they moved out into the desert of Shur. They traveled in this desert for three days without finding any water.
1 Samuel 14:48
He performed great deeds and conquered the Amalekites, saving Israel from all those who had plundered them.
1 Samuel 27:8
David and his men spent their time raiding the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites--people who had lived near Shur, toward the land of Egypt, since ancient times.
1 Samuel 30:1
Three days later, when David and his men arrived home at their town of Ziklag, they found that the Amalekites had made a raid into the Negev and Ziklag; they had crushed Ziklag and burned it to the ground.
1 Chronicles 4:43
They destroyed the few Amalekites who had survived, and they have lived there ever since.
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