1 Samuel 23:14
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English Standard Version
And David remained in the strongholds in the wilderness, in the hill country of the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hand.

King James Bible
And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

American Standard Version
And David abode in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill-country in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But David abode in the desert in strong holds, and he remained in a mountain of the desert of Ziph, in a woody hill. And Saul sought him always: but the Lord delivered him not into his hands.

English Revised Version
And David abode in the wilderness in the strong holds, and remained in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.

1 Samuel 23:14 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

He therefore called all the people (i.e., men of war) together to war, to go down to Keilah, and to besiege David and his men.

1 Samuel 23:14 Parallel Commentaries

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a mountain

Psalm 11:1-3 In the LORD put I my trust: how say you to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain...

the wilderness
Ziph is mentioned in Joshua with Carmel and Maon, near which it seems to have been situated; and as we have mention of Carmel and Maon in the history of David, as adjoining to Ziph, it cannot be doubted that by the Ziph, in the wilderness of which David now lay, and where was the hill of Hachilah, is to be understood Ziph near Carmel and Maon.

Joshua 15:24,55 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth...

Saul

1 Samuel 27:1 And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul...

Psalm 54:3,4 For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah...

Proverbs 1:16 For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16 For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

but God

1 Samuel 23:7 And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God has delivered him into my hand; for he is shut in...

Psalm 32:7 You are my hiding place; you shall preserve me from trouble; you shall compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.

Psalm 37:32,33 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him...

Psalm 54:3,4 For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah...

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Jeremiah 36:26 But the king commanded Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel...

Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

2 Timothy 3:11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured...

2 Timothy 4:17,18 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known...

Cross References
Joshua 15:55
Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah,

1 Samuel 23:15
David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh.

1 Samuel 24:11
See, my father, see the corner of your robe in my hand. For by the fact that I cut off the corner of your robe and did not kill you, you may know and see that there is no wrong or treason in my hands. I have not sinned against you, though you hunt my life to take it.

2 Chronicles 11:8
Gath, Mareshah, Ziph,

Psalm 32:7
You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Selah

Psalm 55:7
yes, I would wander far away; I would lodge in the wilderness; Selah

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