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1 Samuel 23:28

28 Then Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to meet the Philistines. That is why they call this place Sela Hammahlekoth.b

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1 Samuel 23:28 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 So Saul returned from pursuing after David and went against the Philistines. Therefore that place was called the Rock of Escape.

1 Samuel 23:28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 Wherefore Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

1 Samuel 23:28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 So Saul quit chasing David and returned to fight the Philistines. Ever since that time, the place where David was camped has been called the Rock of Escape.

1 Samuel 23:28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

28 Therefore Saul returned from pursuing David, and went against the Philistines; so they called that place the Rock of Escape.

1 Samuel 23:28 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 So Saul stopped chasing David and went to challenge the Philistines. That is why people call this place Rock of Parting.

1 Samuel 23:28 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

28 So Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines: therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

1 Samuel 23:28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 And Saul returned from pursuing after David, and went against the Philistines; therefore they called that place Sela-hammahlekoth.

1 Samuel 23:28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 Saul gave up pursuing David and went to fight the Philistines. So that place was called Slippery Rock.

1 Samuel 23:28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to engage the Philistines. Therefore, that place was named the Rock of Separation.

1 Samuel 23:28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 So Saul stopped pursuing David, and went against the Philistines; therefore that place was called the Rock of Escape.

1 Samuel 23:28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 So Saul returned from pursuing David, and he went to confront the Philistines. Therefore, they called that place the Rock of Division.

1 Samuel 23:28 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

28 So Saul stopped chasing David. He went to fight against the Philistines. That’s why they call that place Sela Hammahlekoth.

1 Samuel 23:28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 So Saul returned from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines; therefore they called that place the Rock of Escape.