New Living Translation
Now when Abiathar son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah, he brought the ephod with him.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David to Keilah, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David to Keilah, he came down with an ephod in his hand.
World English Bible
It happened, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David to Keilah, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, in the fleeing of Abiathar son of Ahimelech unto David, to Keilah, an ephod came down in his hand.
1 Samuel 23:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:6 Ephod - With the Ephod, the high - priest's Ephod, wherein were the Urim and the Thummim, which when Ahimelech and the rest of the priests went to Saul, were probably left in his hand. This gave him the opportunity both of escaping, whilst Doeg the butcher was killing his brethren, and of bringing away the Ephod, which Saul now was justly deprived of.
1 Samuel 22:20
Only Abiathar, one of the sons of Ahimelech, escaped and fled to David.
1 Samuel 23:2
David asked the LORD, "Should I go and attack them?" "Yes, go and save Keilah," the LORD told him.
1 Samuel 23:5
So David and his men went to Keilah. They slaughtered the Philistines and took all their livestock and rescued the people of Keilah.
1 Samuel 23:7
Saul soon learned that David was at Keilah. "Good!" he exclaimed. "We've got him now! God has handed him over to me, for he has trapped himself in a walled town!"
1 Samuel 23:9
But David learned of Saul's plan and told Abiathar the priest to bring the ephod and ask the LORD what he should do.
1 Samuel 30:7
Then he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring me the ephod!" So Abiathar brought it.
1 Kings 2:26
Then the king said to Abiathar the priest, "Go back to your home in Anathoth. You deserve to die, but I will not kill you now, because you carried the Ark of the Sovereign LORD for David my father and you shared all his hardships."
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