1 Samuel 23:7
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New International Version
Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah, and he said, "God has delivered him into my hands, for David has imprisoned himself by entering a town with gates and bars."

King James Bible
And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.

Darby Bible Translation
And it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. Then Saul said, God has cast him off into my hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a city that has gates and bars.

World English Bible
It was told Saul that David had come to Keilah. Saul said, "God has delivered him into my hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that has gates and bars."

Young's Literal Translation
And it is declared to Saul that David hath come in to Keilah, and Saul saith, 'God hath made him known for my hand, for he hath been shut in, to enter into a city of doors and bar.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Came down with an ephod - I think this verse should come immediately after 1 Samuel 23:1 (note).

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1 Samuel 23:14 And David stayed in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day...

1 Samuel 24:4-6 And the men of David said to him, Behold the day of which the LORD said to you, Behold, I will deliver your enemy into your hand...

1 Samuel 26:8,9 Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered your enemy into your hand this day: now therefore let me smite him, I pray you...

Psalm 71:10,11 For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together...

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Exodus 14:3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness has shut them in.

Exodus 15:9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied on them; I will draw my sword...

Judges 16:2,3 And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come here. And they compassed him in...

Job 20:5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Luke 19:43,44 For the days shall come on you, that your enemies shall cast a trench about you, and compass you round, and keep you in on every side...

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Jonathan, the Pattern of Friendship
'And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life? 2. And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die: behold, my father will do nothing either great or small, but that he will shew it me: and why should my father hide this thing from me? it is not so. 3. And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
1 Samuel 23:6
(Now Abiathar son of Ahimelek had brought the ephod down with him when he fled to David at Keilah.)

1 Samuel 23:8
And Saul called up all his forces for battle, to go down to Keilah to besiege David and his men.

Psalm 31:21
Praise be to the LORD, for he showed me the wonders of his love when I was in a city under siege.

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