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Poole's Outline of 1 Samuel 27: David's Flight to Philistia



David with his six hundred men, and all his faith, goeth to king Achish, and abideth there a while; Saul pursueth no more after him, 1-4. He obtaineth Ziklag of Achish to dwell in, 5-7. He invadeth neighbor nations; leaves no man alive to complain; persuadeth Achish he fought against Judah, 8-12.

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Dr. Dilday
Dr. Dilday
Oct 24, 2023


Matthew Henry: 'David was a man after God's own heart, and yet he had his faults, which are recorded, not for our imitation, but for our admonition; witness the story of this chapter, in which, though, I. We find, to his praise, that he prudently took care of his own safety and his family's (verses 2-4) and valiantly fought Israel's battles against the Canaanites (verses 8-9), yet, II. We find, to his dishonour, 1. That he began to despair of his deliverance, verse 1. 2. That he deserted his own country, and went to dwell in the land of the Philistines, verses 1, 5-7. 3. That he imposed upon Achish with an equivocation, if not a lie, concerning his expedition…

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Dr. Dilday
Dr. Dilday
Oct 24, 2023

Study 1 Samuel in detail with Matthew Poole! www.fromreformationtoreformation.com/1-samuel

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