22 Then all the wicked and worthless[c] men of those who went with David answered and said, “Because they did not go with us, we will not give them any of the spoil that we have recovered, except for every man’s wife and children, that they may lead them away and depart.”. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 18 So David recovered all that the Amalekites had carried away, and David rescued his two wives. turn away; 1 Samuel 16:12 Lit. 1 Samuel 30. And when David came near the people, he [b]greeted them. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 1 Samuel 30 - 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 30:1-6 New King James Version (NKJV) David’s Conflict with the Amalekites 30 Now it happened, when David and his men came to Ziklag, on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the South and Ziklag, attacked Ziklag and burned it with fire, 2 and had taken captive the women and those who were there, from small to great; they did not kill anyone, but carried them away and went their way. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. Used by permission. First, David uses that strength when he inquired of the Lord. 1 Samuel 30 New King James Version (NKJV) David’s Conflict with the Amalekites 30 Now it happened, when David and his men came to Ziklag, on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the South and Ziklag, attacked Ziklag and burned it with fire, 2 and had taken captive the women and those who were there, from small to great; they did not kill anyone, but carried them away and went their way. 3 So David and his men came to the city, and there it was, burned with fire; and their wives, their sons, and their daughters had been taken captive. (1-2) Ziklag is plundered by the Amalekites. 1 Samuel 30 New International Version (NIV) David Destroys the Amalekites 30 David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. 23 But David said, “My brethren, you shall not do so with what the Lord has given us, who has preserved us and delivered into our hand the troop that came against us. 3 So David and his men came to the city, and, behold, it was burned with fire; and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters, were taken captives. Shall I overtake them?”, And He answered him, “Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.”. 23 But David said, “My brethren, you shall not do so with what the Lord has given us, who has preserved us and delivered into our hand the troop that came against us. 30 Now it happened, when David and his men came to Ziklag, on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the South and Ziklag, attacked Ziklag and burned it with fire, 2 and had taken captive the women and those who were there, from small to great; they did not kill anyone, but carried them away and went their way. 26 Now when David came to Ziklag, he sent some of the [d]spoil to the elders of Judah, to his friends, saying, “Here is a present for you from the spoil of the enemies of the Lord”— 27 to those who were in Bethel, those who were in Ramoth of the South, those who were in Jattir, 28 those who were in Aroer, those who were in Siphmoth, those who were in Eshtemoa, 29 those who were in Rachal, those who were in the cities of the Jerahmeelites, those who were in the cities of the Kenites, 30 those who were in Hormah, those who were in [e]Chorashan, those who were in Athach, 31 those who were in Hebron, and to all the places where David himself and his men were accustomed to rove. ; MT turn around; Tg., Syr. 2 Sam. I said indeed. For all the saints. 9 So David went, he and the six hundred men who were with him, and came to the Brook Besor, where those stayed who were left behind. 2:1, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! 20 Then David took all the flocks and herds they had driven before those other livestock, and said, “This is David’s spoil.”, 21 Now David came to the (R)two hundred men who had been so weary that they could not follow David, whom they also had made to stay at the Brook Besor. 12 And they gave him a piece of (K)a cake of figs and two clusters of raisins. … 18 And David recovered all that the Amalekites had carried away: and David rescued his two wives. 1 Samuel 30:31 KJV. Try it free for 30 days. seen; 1 Samuel 16:5 Consecrate; 1 Samuel 16:7 rejected; 1 Samuel 16:7 LXX For God does not see as man sees; Tg. 1 Samuel 30:1 - 31. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. 9 So David went, he and the six hundred men who were with him, and came to the Brook Besor, where those stayed who were left behind. 13 Then David said to him, “To whom do you belong, and where are you from?”, And he said, “I am a young man from Egypt, servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me behind, because three days ago I fell sick. 17 And David smote them from the twilight even unto the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them, save four hundred young men, which rode upon camels, and fled. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. In 1 Samuel 30:6, David strengthened himself in the Lord his God. 10 But David pursued, he and four hundred men; for two hundred stayed behind, who were so weary that they could not cross the Brook Besor. All rights reserved. 19 And nothing of theirs was lacking, either small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything which they had taken from them; David recovered all. 12 And they gave him a piece of a cake of figs and two clusters of raisins. Now it was time to do something with that strength from the Lord. Shall I overtake them?”, And He answered him, “Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.”. Not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men who rode on camels and fled. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 30 Now it happened, when David and his men came to (A)Ziklag, on the third day, that the (B)Amalekites had invaded the South and Ziklag, attacked Ziklag and burned it with fire, 2 and had taken captive the (C)women and those who werethere, from small to great; they did not kill anyone, but carried themaway and went their way. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God. 7 Then David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech’s son, “Please bring the ephod here to me.” And Abiathar brought the ephod to David. The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System. 14:13–15; 21:11–13; 2 Sam. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! 7 And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray thee, bring me hither the ephod. 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