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April 21   - Day 111
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Jonathan and David
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Commentary:
David on the Run
(1Sam20:18-23:29)

Scriptures: (104vs)
1 Samuel 22:1-2 (2vs)
* David hid in the cave of Adullam
Psalm 142 (7vs) A contemplation by David in the cave - 1 Samuel 22, 24
"I cry with my voice to Yahweh. With my voice, I ask Yahweh for mercy ..."
1 Chronicles 12:8-18 (11vs)
* List of the men of Israel who joined David in the wilderness
1 Samuel 22:3-23 (21vs)
* David arranged for his parents to live in Moab during this time while he moved on to Judah
Psalm 52 (9vs) about David's enemy Doeg who killed priests
"Why do you boast of mischief, mighty man?
Godís loving kindness endures continually.
Your tongue plots destruction,
like a sharp razor, working deceitfully..."
Psalm 120 (7vs) about David's enemy Doeg who killed priests
"In my distress, I cried to Yahweh. He answered me.
Deliver my soul, Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue..."
1 Samuel 23:1-14 (14vs)
* War continues with the Philistines
Psalm 63 (11vs) A Psalm by David, when he was in the desert of Judah
"God, you are my God. I will earnestly seek you. My soul thirsts for you. My flesh longs for you, in a dry and weary land, where there is no water..."
1 Samuel 23:15-25 (11vs)
* Saul continues pursuing David with help from Ziphites
Psalm 54 (7vs) A contemplation by David about the Ziphites
"Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might. Hear my prayer, God. Listen to the words of my mouth. For strangers have risen up against me..."
1 Samuel 23:26-29 (4vs)
* Saul's pursuit interrupted by Philistine raid elsewhere

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