David's Return

Dong Kim
2022-06-23 14:31
Thursday, June 23

1 Samuel 30:1-20
  • 1Now when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, the Amalekites had made a raid against the Negeb and against Ziklag. They had overcome Ziklag and burned it with fire
  • 2and taken captive the women and all who were in it, both small and great. They killed no one, but carried them off and went their way.
  • 3And when David and his men came to the city, they found it burned with fire, and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive.
  • 4Then David and the people who were with him raised their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep.
  • 5David's two wives also had been taken captive, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel.
  • 6And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.
  • 7And David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelech, "Bring me the ephod." So Abiathar brought the ephod to David.
  • 8And David inquired of the LORD, "Shall I pursue after this band? Shall I overtake them?" He answered him, "Pursue, for you shall surely overtake and shall surely rescue."
  • 9So David set out, and the six hundred men who were with him, and they came to the brook Besor, where those who were left behind stayed.
  • 10But David pursued, he and four hundred men. Two hundred stayed behind, who were too exhausted to cross the brook Besor.
  • 11They found an Egyptian in the open country and brought him to David. And they gave him bread and he ate. They gave him water to drink,
  • 12and they gave him a piece of a cake of figs and two clusters of raisins. And when he had eaten, his spirit revived, for he had not eaten bread or drunk water for three days and three nights.
  • 13And David said to him, "To whom do you belong? And where are you from?" He said, "I am a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite, and my master left me behind because I fell sick three days ago.
  • 14We had made a raid against the Negeb of the Cherethites and against that which belongs to Judah and against the Negeb of Caleb, and we burned Ziklag with fire."
  • 15And David said to him, "Will you take me down to this band?" And he said, "Swear to me by God that you will not kill me or deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will take you down to this band."
  • 16And when he had taken him down, behold, they were spread abroad over all the land, eating and drinking and dancing, because of all the great spoil they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah.
  • 17And David struck them down from twilight until the evening of the next day, and not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men, who mounted camels and fled.
  • 18David recovered all that the Amalekites had taken, and David rescued his two wives.
  • 19Nothing was missing, whether small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything that had been taken. David brought back all.
  • 20David also captured all the flocks and herds, and the people drove the livestock before him, and said, "This is David's spoil."
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