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And David went up from there, and dwelled in strong holds at Engedi.
The district around En-gedi, near the western coast of the Dead Sea, is reported by travellers to be a mountainous territory, filled with caverns' and consequently, proper for David in his present circumstances. Dr. Lightfoot thinks this was the wilderness of Judah, in which David was when he penned the
63rd Psalm, which breathes as much pious and devout affection as almost any of his Psalm; for in all places and in all conditions he still kept up his communion with God.--If Christians knew their privileges better, and acted thereto, there would be less murmuring at the dark dispensations of Divine Providence.
1 Samuel 24:1 And it came to pass, when Saul was returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, Behold...
Genesis 14:7 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites...
Joshua 15:62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
2 Chronicles 20:2 Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, There comes a great multitude against you from beyond the sea on this side Syria...
Songs 1:14 My beloved is to me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
Ezekiel 47:10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall stand on it from Engedi even to Eneglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds at Engedi.
Topical BibleAbideth Abode Cover David Dwelt En Engedi En-gedi En-ge'di Fortresses Gedi Holds Safe Stayed Strong Strongholds Thence
1 Samuel Chapter 23 Verse 29
Alphabetical: And David En Engedi from Gedi in lived of stayed strongholds the there up went
OT History: 1 Samuel 23:29 David went up from there and lived (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa)