|The NAS Strong's Version|
| Book of 1 Samuel|
|Chapter 30 |
- 1 Samuel 30:21-31 [ Verse 27 in Original: Hebrew / Greek ]
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- 21 When David came to the two hundred men who were too exhausted to follow * David, who had also been left at the brook Besor, and they went out to meet David and to meet the people who were with him, then David approached the people and greeted * them. 22 Then all the wicked and worthless men among those who went with David said, "Because * they did not go with us, we will not give them any of the spoil that we have recovered, except * to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them away and depart." 23 Then David said, "You must not do so, my brothers, with what the LORD has given us, who has kept us and delivered into our hand the band that came against us. 24 "And who will listen to you in this matter? For as his share is who goes down to the battle, so shall his share be who stays by the baggage; they shall share alike." 25 So it has been from that day forward, that he made it a statute and an ordinance for Israel to this day. 26 Now when David came to Ziklag, he sent some of the spoil to the elders of Judah, to his friends, saying, "Behold, a gift for you from the spoil of the enemies of the LORD: 27 to those who were in Bethel, and to those who were in Ramoth of the Negev, and to those who were in Jattir, 28 and to those who were in Aroer, and to those who were in Siphmoth, and to those who were in Eshtemoa, 29 and to those who were in Racal, and to those who were in the cities of the Jerahmeelites, and to those who were in the cities of the Kenites, 30 and to those who were in Hormah, and to those who were in Bor-ashan, and to those who were in Athach, 31 and to those who were in Hebron, and to all the places where * David himself and his men were accustomed to go."
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