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1 Samuel 23:27

    1 Samuel 23:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But there came a messenger unto Saul, saying, Haste thee, and come; for the Philistines have invaded the land.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But there came a messenger to Saul, saying, Haste you, and come; for the Philistines have invaded the land.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But there came a messenger unto Saul, saying, Haste thee, and come; for the Philistines have made a raid upon the land.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But a man came to Saul saying, Be quick and come; for the Philistines have made an attack on the land.

    Webster's Revision

    But there came a messenger unto Saul, saying, Haste thee, and come; for the Philistines have made a raid upon the land.

    World English Bible

    But a messenger came to Saul, saying, "Hurry and come; for the Philistines have made a raid on the land!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But there came a messenger unto Saul, saying, Haste thee, and come; for the Philistines have made a raid upon the land.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 23:27

    Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 23:27

    There came a messenger - See the providence of God exerted for the salvation of David's life! David and his men are almost surrounded by Saul and his army, and on the point of being taken, when a messenger arrives and informs Saul that the Philistines had invaded the land! But behold the workings of Providence! God had already prepared the invasion of the land by the Philistines, and kept Saul ignorant how much David was in his power; but as his advanced guards and scouts must have discovered him in a very short time, the messenger arrives just at the point of time to prevent it. Here David was delivered by God, and in such a manner too as rendered the Divine interposition visible.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 23:27

    23:27 A messenger, and c. - The wisdom of God is never at a loss for ways, and means to preserve his people.