1 Samuel 27:8
Now David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites. (From ancient times these people had inhabited the land extending to Shur and Egypt.)
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Joshua 13:2, 13
This is the land that remains: All the territory of the Philistines and the Geshurites, . . .

2 Samuel 13:37, 38
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But David mourned for his son every day. . . .

2 Samuel 14:23, 32
So Joab got up, went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem. . . .

2 Samuel 15:8
For your servant made a vow while dwelling in Geshur of Aram, saying: 'If indeed the LORD brings me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the LORD in Hebron.'"

1 Chronicles 2:23
But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth-Jair, along with Kenath and its sixty surrounding villages. All these were descendants of Machir the father of Gilead.



the Amalekites

Joshua 16:10
But they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer. So the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites to this day, but they are forced laborers.

Judges 1:29
Ephraim also failed to drive out the Canaanites living in Gezer; so the Canaanites continued to dwell among them in Gezer.

1 Kings 9:15-17
This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon imposed to build the house of the LORD, his own palace, the supporting terraces, and the wall of Jerusalem, as well as Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer. . . .

as thou goest

1 Samuel 15:7, 8
Then Saul struck down the Amalekites all the way from Havilah to Shur, which is east of Egypt. . . .

1 Samuel 30:1
On the third day David and his men arrived in Ziklag, and the Amalekites had raided the Negev, attacked Ziklag, and burned it down.

Exodus 17:14-16
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Write this on a scroll as a reminder and recite it to Joshua, because I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven." . . .

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
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.

King James Bible
And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those nations were of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites. From ancient times they had been the inhabitants of the region through Shur as far as the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version
David and his men went up and raided the descendants of Geshur, the descendants of Girzi, and the Amalekites, for they had been living in the land since ancient times, from the entrance of Shur all the way to the land of Egypt.

NET Bible
Then David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites. (They had been living in that land for a long time, from the approach to Shur as far as the land of Egypt.)
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