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SA1 23:14 And David abode in the wilderness in strong holds, and
remained in a mountain in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him
every day, but God delivered him not into his hand.
SA1 23:15 And David saw that Saul was come out to seek his life: and
David was in the wilderness of Ziph in a wood.
SA1 23:16 And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the
wood, and strengthened his hand in God.
SA1 23:17 And he said unto him, Fear not: for the hand of Saul my
father shall not find thee; and thou shalt be king over Israel, and I
shall be next unto thee; and that also Saul my father knoweth.
SA1 23:18 And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode
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