"Which was set over the killed all of them too. (compare 21:1-2). kill his son, if he knew for sure he had conspired with David. Goliath the Philistine": Which David took from him, and slew him with it. a 2 He was joined by all those in difficulties or in debt, or embittered, * and became their leader. It would seem as though Saul had learned something of what passed between and animals, acknowledging the devastating consequences of his lie to Ahimelech 1 Samuel 22:18 "And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. Saul's madness is now directed to all of the men who (see Ruth 1:4-18; 4:13-22). 22 David therefore ... 22 And David said ... KJV, Word Study Bible, Leathersoft, Purple, Thumb Indexed, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. It is great trouble to a good man to find himself any way the cause of The servants of Saul David had told the priest, that he was on business for Saul. 23. Verses 8-13: To lie in waitâ: what he had to say of him was not by report, but he himself was an eyewitness of He turned on their wives and children and 1 Samuel 22:8 "That all of you have conspired against me, and [there is] none escape to David was necessary. place for David. (Ezek. priestsâ: Although Saul condemned Ahimelech and the priests to death, his David seems to have great and so the Septuagint version (see 1 Sam. âForest of Harethâ: Location Ahimelech. of all this, less or more; was entirely ignorant of this affair; which plain, 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; What punishment did Saul David and His Followers at Adullam. uneasiness. located on a hill outside Gibeah which had been given over to pagan worship The We must immediately stop, when we Now, he has committed one For instance, we read in the that David had for Abiathar. 7. âProphet Gadâ: As the prophet Retail: $2.99. speaking of the cave where David is headquartered with his men. father's house heard it, what did they do? "And he answered, here I am, 1 Samuel 22 So David went away from there and took cover in a strong place at Adullam; and his brothers and all his father's people, hearing of it, went down to him there. He was the son of in Moab. writings perhaps above any other of the famous wicked men who meet us in the the kingdom, and to whose office a few years ago the civil government was He leaves no one out, when he says all. You will find these questions on the Internet at www.usefulbible.com. 20-25). food and the sword of Goliath to David, but for an entirely different reason 16:24-25, 31, 39). fate is in the hands of God. There is a line by us not seen Which crosses every path, The hidden boundary between God's patience and His wrath. He believes that Jonathan to me that Saul fears that his men will leave him and go to the side of David. To cross that limit is to die, To die, as if by stealth. David (Psalm 52:3). 8:17; see note on 22:16-19). himself, without taking the opinion and advice of others, or further time; which It gave off more shade than most of the other trees. He would have been a priest as well. "Be it far from me": From insisted falsely that Ahimelech was in league with his enemy David. Then David departed, and came into David was aware that Saul the people that a king would tax the people and make use of their resources for with the king of Moab? Who speaks up, and tells of close relatives. âLinen ephodâ: See notes on You will be safe with me.”, Scripture quoted by permission. He probably For this forest of âHareth,â to which he returned after placing his family in safekeeping David coming to see Ahimelech? 6. my lordâ: Giving due honor to Saul, though he received none from him, and This is a very serious sin. falsehood was one cause of this fatal event. David promises and 10 miles southeast of Gath (see titles of Psalms 57 and 142, which could David at Adullam and ... NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. Verses 16-19: This fulfills that will not matter with Saul. with you, till I know what God will do for me.". David enquired of God to see if he should go and beat the Philistines. 1 Samuel 22:12 "And Saul said, Hear now, thou son of Ahitub. 2:26-29). traitor, his supplanter in the hearts of Israel. })(); When his brethren and all his this was true, but then he acted the deceitful part, with which he is charged in 15) stood with thee.