1 Samuel 27:6
New International Version
So on that day Achish gave him Ziklag, and it has belonged to the kings of Judah ever since.

New Living Translation
So Achish gave him the town of Ziklag (which still belongs to the kings of Judah to this day),

English Standard Version
So that day Achish gave him Ziklag. Therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

Berean Study Bible
That day Achish gave him Ziklag, and to this day it still belongs to the kings of Judah.

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

New King James Version
So Achish gave him Ziklag that day. Therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

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

NASB 1995
So Achish gave him Ziklag that day; therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

NASB 1977
So Achish gave him Ziklag that day; therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

Amplified Bible
Then Achish gave David [the town of] Ziklag that day. Therefore Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah to this day.

Christian Standard Bible
That day Achish gave Ziklag to him, and it still belongs to the kings of Judah today.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
That day Achish gave Ziklag to him, and it still belongs to the kings of Judah today.

American Standard Version
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: wherefore Ziklag pertaineth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he gave him Sekelac in that day: therefore Sekelac came into possession of the king of Judea to this day.

Contemporary English Version
Achish gave David the town of Ziklag that same day, and Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah ever since.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Achis gave him Siceleg that day: for which reason Siceleg belongeth to the kings of Juda unto this day.

English Revised Version
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: wherefore Ziklag pertaineth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.

Good News Translation
So Achish gave him the town of Ziklag, and for this reason Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah ever since.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Achish immediately gave him Ziklag. (This is why Ziklag still belongs to the kings of Judah today.)

International Standard Version
So that day Achish gave him Ziklag, and therefore, Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah until the present time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day; wherefore Ziklag belongeth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.

Literal Standard Version
And Achish gives Ziklag to him in that day, therefore Ziklag has been for the kings of Judah until this day.

NET Bible
So Achish gave him Ziklag on that day. (For that reason Ziklag has belonged to the kings of Judah until this very day.)

New Heart English Bible
Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: why Ziklag pertains 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.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
David and the Philistines
5Then David said to Achish, “If I have found favor in your eyes, let me be assigned a place in one of the outlying towns, so I can live there. For why should your servant live in the royal city with you?” 6That day Achish gave him Ziklag, and to this day it still belongs to the kings of Judah. 7And the time that David lived in Philistine territory amounted to a year and four months.…

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

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

1 Samuel 27:5
Then David said to Achish, "If I have found favor in your eyes, let me be assigned a place in one of the outlying towns, so I can 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 Achish and told him, "Send that man back and let him return to the place you assigned him. He must not go down with us into battle only to become our adversary during the war. What better way for him to regain the favor of his master than with the heads of our men?

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.

Nehemiah 11:28
in Ziklag; in Meconah and its villages;


Treasury of Scripture

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

1 Samuel 30:1,14
And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire; …

1 Samuel 19:5
For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to slay David without a cause?

2 Samuel 1:1
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;









(6) Ziklag.--In the days of Joshua this place fell to the lot of Simeon (Joshua 19:5). It was afterwards captured by the Philistines, not long before the time of David, and Keil thinks was left without inhabitants in consequence of this conquest. Its exact situation has never been clearly ascertained; it certainly lay far south, near the Amalekite borders.

Wherefore Ziklag pertaineth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.--These words supply us with a double note of time in the question of the date of this First Book of Samuel. They tell us that it was cast in its present shape after the revolt of Jeroboam, and certainly before the days of the carrying away of Israel to Babylon.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
That
הַה֖וּא (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

day
בַּיּ֥וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

Achish
אָכִ֛ישׁ (’ā·ḵîš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 397: Achish -- king of Gath

gave
וַיִּתֶּן־ (way·yit·ten-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

him
ל֥וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

Ziklag,
צִֽקְלָ֑ג (ṣiq·lāḡ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6860: Ziklag -- a city assigned to Judah, also to Simeon

and
לָכֵ֞ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

to
עַ֖ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

day
הַיּ֥וֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

[it]
צִֽקְלַג֙ (ṣiq·laḡ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6860: Ziklag -- a city assigned to Judah, also to Simeon

still belongs to
הָיְתָ֤ה (hā·yə·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the kings
לְמַלְכֵ֣י (lə·mal·ḵê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Judah.
יְהוּדָ֔ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites


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