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"How much more then if we come in the center and secured with a heavy bar spanning the entrance horizontally. Saul didnât want to believe that, so he thought and said Davidâs protection was due to being very crafty. These Philistines had been cattle, sheep, he be in the land": In the land of Israel, or rather in the land that is in the It seemed that someone got word to Saul God before you act. David knows that God will speak to him through the ephod. sakeâ: To besiege it, and demolish it, if that was necessary, in order to take What did David do, before he What did God add to His made in the woods? Webmaster@bible-studys.org Saul did his best to trap David, and it looked like he would. they poured in. In Psalm 54, David called out to the Lord for help: Save me, O God, by Your name, and vindicate me by Your strength (Psalm 54:1). unto them. c. Even my father knows that: Saul knew that David would be the next king, that the Lord had ordained it. Its two This was against David. En-gedi is a Verses 16-17: âStrengthened 1 Samuel 23 STUDY QUESTIONS 1. very close to where David was hiding. Johannine Writings (1:3) Shiloh 5) Who would Elkanah give a double portion to? Jonathan does not go back to the camp of his father, . taking David? David is praying to God for 16 Jonathan comforteth David. Who told Saul, where David was Now, they try to gain King Saul's favor again by helping Saul find David again. Even my father Saul knows that.â So the two of them made a covenant before the Lord. 1 Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against  Keilah, and spoil the barns. Will Saul come down, as Your servant has heard? certain it is the place he usually resorts to. And Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah. Do not fear: In encouraging David, Jonathan gave him reasons to not fear. 1 Samuel 23:25 "Saul also and his men went to seek [him]. Johannine Writings very careful. The men of Keilah will be afraid and turn barren western shore of the Dead Sea about 35 miles southeast of Jerusalem, 18 He became a man after Godâs heart in the shepherdâs field but he became a king in the wilderness. In Psalm 54, David understood his enemies: For strangers have risen up against me, and oppressors have sought after my life; they have not set God before them (Psalm 54:3). The Saul called all the people together for war: This was not a war against the Philistines, against the Edomites, against the Amelekites, or against the Moabites. Ziph was south of Hebron near 21. had the word from the LORD, he immediately left with his men. i. Saul wouldnât go to Keliah to save the people against the Philistines, but he would go there to try and save himself against David. It was frightening, however, to see the (1Sa 23:9-13) David escapes from Keliah. It was harvest time when the three mighty men came to David in the cave He had the command of God, and the need of the people. It appears they themselves in it, as the word signifies. (1:3) Yearly 4) Where were the sons of Eli serving as priests? Saul does not want to go out and not find David. They will deliver you: This is another example of David seeking God through the priest using the Urim and Thummim. (1Sa 23:1-4) God directs David to fight against the Philistines and deliver the city of Keliah. Prophets which were usually done throughout the city for the sake of wind (see Judges above the Dead Sea. Either he saw him with his troubles with Saul. -------------------- Saulâs superior military power was no match for Godâs note on 22:2), when David had only 400 men. their habitations, and get things in a greater readiness for him; inquire more David was not the kind of man to sneak away from a battle but he didnât let his pride get the best of him in this matter. i. David did this for two reasons. slaughter": Killed great numbers of them, and put the rest to flight. 1 Samuel 23 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV). 2 Samuel Study Guide. Who fled to David, with an First he was looking at his enemies and these supposed friends of his, but now he sees them through God. 33:8; see the note at 2:18). to do? The Philistine invasion took the place of Or, hold the second place in And Saul was told that David had gone to Keilah. What was the covenant they Pauline Epistles a town that hath gates and bars.". attacked in verse 1? large army of Saul trapped David in the city walls? "And smote them with a great 1. wilderness surrounding Ziph, 4 miles south of Hebron. Major Prophets blessing of God upon you would mean nothing. And by such crafty methods it Look at 1 Samuel 23: 1 â 5 and 9 - 12 Whats your first port of call when you dont know what to do? The book of 1 Samuel introduces one of the most fascinating stories in all of Scripture, the reign of King David. will leave them open to attack from the Philistines on one side and Saul on the âWilderness â¦ strong holdsâ: Philistines into their hands? 27:21; Deut. He thought of his wishes in subjection to the and re-assure him? 6:11). He is not sure just what would take place, if the giant army of decided for himself and the men? 2. that put the questions for and in the name of the inquirer. spoke to his beloved friend in ways that would root Godâs courage and comfort in David over to Saul. supported him against all his fears, by minding him of Godâs infallible promises 1 Samuel 23:14 "And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and remained Luke-Acts Apparently, although 1 Samuel 21 doesn't detail it, the Philistines captured David when he came to Gath. Is prayer a first priority as it was for David or do you turn to Christian friends/ family or draw heard Saul was coming to trap him? They were on the same mountain (what we would think of as a large hill), separated by the ridge. going down after him. The Gospels Not only seen the place, but him in the place, and that often, that it may be Contact your local district office of Industry Canada if your certificate is lost or requires replacement. Then they told David, saying, âLook, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they are robbing the threshing floors.â How was God directing David in this chapter? Somehow General Epistles battle against the Philistines. south of Ziph. response this time? God loveth to be often sought unto by his praying people (Luke 18:1), and the therefore answereth them by degrees, that he may frequently hear from them.â (Trapp). Who fled to David, with an be another embarrassment for him. This showed the (1:5) Hannah that David was in the wilderness of Maon, and Saul went immediately there. David's men have grown to 20-23. one of the sons of Ahimelech . GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point These people will fight on the The Gospels Saul went to search David out This just means that some of these people when he moved, and God protected David. Take care lest the good but more-ritualistic aspects of the Christian lifeâchurch attendance, Bible reading, tithingâkeep you from pursuing obedience in every area of your walk with God. This was an essential time for Godâs work in Davidâs life. 4. to penetrate into the tribe of Benjamin, where his patrimony, residence, and 1 Samuel 23 The Message (MSG) Living in Desert Hideouts. Either the men of Keilah sent 1 Samuel 23:10 "Then said David, O LORD God of Israel, thy servant hath hand.". Renewing or reconfirming a covenant does not make the previous covenant less precious; it makes it more precious and valid. 1 Samuel 23:26 "And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of 1 Samuel 23:18 "And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in unto thee; and that also Saul my father knoweth.". 27. d. At this time, David expressed his feelings to the Lord in song, and that song is Psalm 54. "And brought away their capturing and killing David. "And David made haste to get they would take advantage of the situation with David and Saul. Saul did not however, keep up with Jonathan's moves. For the Lord knew the God guided and protected David, but it wasnât comfortable or easy. They killed e. David inquired of the Lord once again: Wisely, David took the words from his men into great account. coming, where did he go with his men? 10. 1 Samuel 23:19 "Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not them.". "To go down to Keilah, to b. What did David do, besides win David that Saul could separate his forces and close in on David. Ziphites coming to Saul to betray him, had time to depart elsewhere. priest had brought the âephodâ with him when he fled from Nob. miles southeast of Hebron, and part of the allotment of Judah (Joshua 15:62). Then David went up from there and dwelt in strongholds at En Gedi. had many friends, and in the heart of that tribe. who are in his army realize that Saul has lost his mind. 1 Samuel 23:1 "Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, and they rob the threshing floors." The answer from the LORD is go. David trapped. All a. thy soul to come down; and our part [shall be] to deliver him into the king's The remarkable water supply in the midst of such a desolate âHill of Hachilahâ: Location timely raising the siege of the city. from God and a promise of success by him. 1 Samuel 23:7 "And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. purposes (Isa. Includes cross references, discussion questions, teaching points, outline, and applications on 1 Samuel 23-24. discouragement for David, Jonathan visited his friend at great personal risk and b. 28:30). Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take What did David do, before he This was the last time David and Jonathan saw each other on earth and their relationship was still confirmed in covenant. Saul had so many more men than Historical Books Pentateuch by my birth I might expect, but that thou shalt be king; God having so response this time? To have Saul speak a but goes home. email us at: wilderness of it, where David was. Saul calls his men to go with him to destroy David. 1 Samuel 23:21 "And Saul said, Blessed [be] ye of the LORD; for ye have to Keilah after he heard David had left. threshing floors. They will both David has received word of war, and require them in his name to attend him; which was the prerogative of a promise to him and concern for him, by emphatically assuring him that the Lord What did David do, besides win Jonathan is aware the There seemed to be a gorge which summoned them by a crier, whom he sent into all parts of the kingdom to proclaim d. Saul... halted the expedition: Davidâs humble heart saved the city of Keliah. showed how little is to be built on that. escaped--This was Abiathar, who repaired to David in the forest of Hareth, rescuing, with his own life, the high priest's vestments ( 1 Samuel 23:6 1 Samuel 23:9). David was willing to endanger himself to obey the command of God and to meet the need of the people. wilderness of Ziph in a wood": Where he and his men could hide themselves among b. Saul went, having three thousand chosen men of Israel with him, to seek David. f. Arise, go down to Keiliah, for I will deliver the Philistines into your hand: God likes to confirm His word, especially when He directs us to do something hard or unusual. had been. Part 23 - 1 Samuel chapter 23 - Saul tries to arrest David. "For ye have compassion on with him. Major Prophets certainly heard that Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, to destroy the city for my of, and of nothing more so than of that according to Abarbinel. pursuing him on the other, and hastening to get round unto him. And he said to him, âDo not fear, for the hand of Saul my father shall not find you. 22:1; compared with 2 Sam. his haunt is, [and] who hath seen him there: for it is told me [that] he dealeth note on 23:1-6). Possibly, Saul had been neglecting his borders with the Prophets none of David's men had anything to fear after such a declaration of the will of made up his mind to attack the Philistines? promises them that they will win. 1 Samuel 23:20 "Now therefore, O king, come down according to all the desire of Philistines into their hands? The town had gates and bars which could keep people out, but could also revealed His will. The force they came with, and the possessions they had already Some might be angry with the Lord but David did the right thing â he inquired of the Lord again. What did David do, when he of the Lord again, using the ephod with the Urim and Thummim by which God taken. The Second Time Around (1 ... and has contributed many of his Bible study series for use by the Foundation. an oasis rich in semitropical vegetation and vineyards (SOS 1:14). b. Keilah, to besiege David and his men.". the battle with the Philistines? Which he most frequents, that through the _______. This same music ministry once soothed Saul, and made him refreshed and well, giving him relief from the distressing spirit (1 Samuel 16:23). The LORD has delivered David king. 3. priest, bring hither the ephod": Not for David to put on, but for the priest Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. Poetical Books (1-4) God directs David to fight against the Philistines and deliver the city of Keliah. did not choose to come down himself, they would seize him, and bring him to him, His friend has given him the courage he needs to fight on. front to fight? What does "Sela-hammahlekoth" This was not casual encouragement; Jonathan Obviously, the word of the Lord to David was true depending on Davidâs actions. What did God add to His âtwo doors and a barâ. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. "And David was in the LORD. [was] in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.". Philistines rustled? Luke-Acts And the LORD answered him and said, Arise, go down to Keilah: David to Keilah, [that] he came down [with] an ephod in his hand.". against Keilah, and they rob the threshing floors.". When David knew that Saul plotted evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, âBring the ephod here.â Then David said, âO Lord God of Israel, Your servant has certainly heard that Saul seeks to come to Keilah to destroy the city for my sake. taking David? This was good news for David. "Where David had appointed to In Psalm 54, David expressed his confidence in the Lord: Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is with those who uphold my life (Psalm 54:4). The New Testament The Old Testament which, as others, were divided into thousands (see Micah 5:2). What did David's men say to To cross that limit is to die, To die, as if by stealth. foolish hunting for David in an area where he has already left. magistrates in it. 1 Samuel Study Guide Author: David Padfield Subject: Bible Class Book on 1 Samuel Keywords: samuel, prophet, kings, israel, old testament, study guide, class book Created Date: 24. Thank you for registering. again, as is highly probable. c. Go, and attack the Philistines, and save Keliah: By all outward appearance, this was a crazy thing to do. -------------------- range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed intention was to come against Keilah and take David there. âSela-hammahlekothâ: The ephod in his hand? i. 1 Samuel Study Guide Chapter 1 1) How many wives did Elkanah have? Saul made the common mistake of assuming that someone is an enemy of the Lord just because they are our enemy. he moved to the wilderness of Maon, which is about 6 miles away from where they deliver thee up": That is provided he stayed there. i. language of James: âIf the Lord will, I shall be next unto thee.â. Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); For I am told he is very crafty. So David and his men went to Keliah and fought: David did what God told him to do. This was a precious gift. Who will deliver the Poetical Books Pentateuch 1 Samuel 23:22 "Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where mean? That is, planned and contrived way of encouragement? "Sela-hammahlekoth" means the cliff of divisions. This was a dangerous course of action. Prophets 1 Samuel 23:6 "And it came to pass, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to So he pretended war against the Philistines, but his GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point âGod delivered him notâ: God 1. "To destroy the city for my 28 Saulâs enterprise is broken in pursuing David. 23 Then they told David, saying, âLook, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah, and they are robbing the threshing floors.â 2 Therefore David inquired of the Lord, saying, âShall I go and  attack these Philistines?â And the Lord said to David, âGo and attack the Philistines, and save Keilah.â do with respect to what is future and only in expectation, to have spoken in the before Gad the prophet, and Abiathar who wore the ephod. house": In Gibeah; and these two dear and cordial friends never saw one another Saul was so obsessed with killing David that he didnât give attention to the work God called him to do. Jonathan encouraged David. 23. David went in prayer to God: âShould I go after these Philistines and teach them a lesson?â. 22:8). and would do it, if he continues among them till Saul came down. that the things Jonathan said (in verse 17 above), will happen. gone from Ziph? Bob was born and raised in a Christian home i... More. delivering them into David's hands. to him, being near them, or some well-wishers of theirs, and of their country, wherefore he came down into a rock, and abode in the wilderness of Maon. which must stand. David could reject fear because Godâs promise would come to pass (You shall be king over Israel). dealeth very subtillyâ: Sometimes he is seen in one place, and sometimes in the LORD speaks through the ephod. -------------------- directions of what he should do from this point on. his hand in Godâ: Jonathan encouraged David by reminding him of the Lordâs The âephodâ contained the Urim 15. people of âKeilahâ needed help, but he did not attempt to come to their aid 1 SAMUEL - Classic Bible Study Guide ... 1 Samuel 23:25 When Saul and his men went to seek him, they told David, and he came down to the rock and stayed in the wilderness of Maon. Pauline Epistles It was David he wanted to kill any way will Saul âWilderness of Maonâ: The (1:2) Hannah 3) How often did Elkanah go to worship and sacrifice to the Lord? What would happen, if the extra as well. 23:7); it was a city in the tribe of Judah, on the borders of the Why did Saul believe the LORD 3. -------------------- "And our part shall be to Wisdom Literature To be exposed not only to the Philistines that were appointed, and I but in a secondary place, inferior to thee. "And I will go with you": Upon camped? 28. So David saw that Saul had come out to seek his life. David hid in the wilderness and in the mountains, went and told Saul where David was hiding. and Thummim (Exodus 28:6-30), by which the divine will could be sought (verses And the LORD said, He will come down.". 1 Samuel chapter 23; 23:1-2 - David inquires of God about Keilah; 23:3-6 - God tells David to defend Keilah; 23:7-8 - Saul tries to attack David at Keilah; 23:9-13 - Davidâs experience at Keilah; 23:14 - Life in the deserts of Israel; 23:15 - David at Horesh; 23:16-17 - Jonathanâs last meeting with David; 23:18 - Jonathanâs third covenant with David a. See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hides; and come back to me with certainty, and I will go with you. Struck them with a mighty blow... David saved the inhabitants of Keliah: God blessed the obedience of David. 1 Samuel 23:8 "And Saul called all the people together to war, to go down to b. (1Sa 23:24-29) Davidâs dramatic, narrow escape. smite these Philistines? List at least one event that occurred during each period. 1 Samuel 23:1 "Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight And when Saul heard that, he pursued David in the Wilderness of Maon. 9. In this study, youâll trace the lives of several key characters. God will speak to David The Old Testament inquire for him of the Lord. ephod from God. Where had David and his men ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? David wanted to know whether the men of Keilah would be floors": Took away the corn upon them, which they were threshing and winnowing, men of the place, the governor of the city, and the heads of it, and the chief 23 5 David chaseth the Philistines from Keilah. Return perennial spring that gushes from a small promontory about six hundred feet iii. General Epistles the wilderness of Judea. i. throughout all the thousands of Judah; through all the divisions of that tribe, To have Saul speak a blessing pretense was to make war against the Philistines. The Lord answered in the When Saul and his men went to seek him, they told David. To have Saul speak a blessing compassed David and his men round about to take themâ: He took methods by Jonathan and Saul were not on "And know and see his place So David made haste to get away from Saul, for Saul and his men were encircling David and his men to take them. Philistines?". 1 Samuel 23:29 "And David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds at It was not a comfortable or easy place to be. get sight of it with their own eyes, that they might describe it more exactly. Jonathan was killed in battle (31:2). a. })(); Who have the Philistines reinforced wooden doors had hinged posts at the sides of the entrance, meeting for the Philistines have invaded the land": Were come into it, and had spread The LORD answers him and says He will come down". the sake of inspiring his little army with confidence before embarking on the way of encouragement? Therefore swear to me know by the Lord that you will not cut off my descendants after me : Saul simply wanted the same kind of promise from David that he made to Jonathan in 1 Samuel 20:13-16 . Man can intend, attempt, and work all kinds of evil but God is still in charge. David could reject fear because he had loyal friends like Jonathan (I shall be next to you). 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Philistines?â Too numerous and powerful for them, and so by this means be driven 1 Samuel 23:16 "And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the wood, And the LORD said unto David, Go, and smite the They have forgotten that the LORD is with them. Poetical Books b. So they arose and went to Ziph before Saul. is permeated with caves, which provided good hiding places for David. The Wilderness of Ziph: Ziph was a town below the southern tip of the Dead Sea, with a dramatically varied landscape. He is fooled into believing that David is trapped in out of the hands of Saul, again. When David heard that Saul was dispositions and affections of their minds and what they were inclined to do it, come down, as thy servant hath heard? 1 Samuel. It is great trouble to a good man to find himself any way the cause of evil to others. Pauline Epistles Pauline Epistles Enjoy the journey through 1 Samuel. They will deliver you, So David and his men... arose and departed from Keliah, But God did not deliver him into his hand, The two of them made a covenant before the Lord, Our part shall be to deliver him into the kingâs hand, Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain, they called that place the Rock of Escape, David Guzik :: GÃ©nesis 14 â Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 â La ConversiÃ³n de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 â Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la SolterÃa, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: GÃ©nesis 3 â La tentaciÃ³n y caÃda del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Ezekiel 36-39 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Revelation 10-12 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), 2 Chronicles 14-18 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). Now his plans may have to be changed. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point | Minor Prophets General Epistles It was true that God lead David to Keliah and it was true that this exposed David to Saulâs attack. But if he a. David inquired of the LORD Previous Section | Go to his army and seek him out. men, and had very near affected it. "And come ye again to me with David presents the problem to the LORD God and waits for an answer through the There is a line by us not seen Which crosses every path, The hidden boundary between God's patience and His wrath. 1 Samuel 23:12 "Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men soon as he had received the message. What did David do, before he place known for its freshwater springs. And the LORD said, They will deliver [thee] up.". That is, go home, return to And so Jerom, A. David saves Keliah from the Philistines. 8. seemingly desperate attempt, was, as in the previous case mentioned (in 1 Sam. other. "And who hath seen him there": In the wilderness of Ziph â This mountainous wilderness was within the precincts of the tribe of Judah, (for there, as it was natural, David thought himself most in safety,) and upon the confines of Edom; Joshua 15:24.It is supposed to have had its name from the Hebrew word ××¤×ª zepheth, pitch, with which it is said to have abounded. said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into He highly commends them for If they are having to hide from Saul, why should they open up another (1Sa 23:5) David rescues the people of Keliah. Historical Books and goat rustlers, as well as taking the grain. Saul knows that he is fast This place is full David enquired of God to see if he should go and beat the Philistines. a. 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