New Living Translation
So Saul quit chasing David and returned to fight the Philistines. Ever since that time, the place where David was camped has been called the Rock of Escape.
King James Bible
Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Selahammahlekoth.
Darby Bible Translation
And Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines; therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.
World English Bible
So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela Hammahlekoth.
Young's Literal Translation
And Saul turneth back from pursuing after David, and goeth to meet the Philistines, therefore they have called that place 'The Rock of Divisions.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:28 Called, and c. - That is, The rock of divisions, because there Saul was separated, and in a manner pulled asunder from David, who was now almost within his reach.
1 Samuel 23:27
an urgent message reached Saul that the Philistines were raiding Israel again.
1 Samuel 23:29
David then went to live in the strongholds of En-gedi.
1 Samuel 24:1
After Saul returned from fighting the Philistines, he was told that David had gone into the wilderness of En-gedi.
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