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SA1 27:8 And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and
the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those nations were of old the
inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of
SA1 27:9 And David smote the land, and left neither man nor woman
alive, and took away the sheep, and the oxen, and the asses, and the
camels, and the apparel, and returned, and came to Achish.
SA1 27:10 And Achish said, Whither have ye made a road to day? And
David said, Against the south of Judah, and against the south of the
Jerahmeelites, and against the south of the Kenites.
SA1 27:11 And David saved neither man nor woman alive, to bring tidings
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