You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. The Philistines gather their armies together against Israel, and encamp at Aphek; while the Israelites encamp at Jezreel, 1 Samuel 29:1. d. Is this not David… who has been with me these days, or these years? 2. 1 Samuel 29:1-7. Now, 1. You might displease the lords of the Philistines.” What do you think David’s response would be? David seems to have forgotten this, but the Philistine leaders knew. Read and study 1 Samuel 29 with the Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary It has been thought that David kept up a private correspondence with this Philistine prince, either on account of his native generosity, or in the anticipation that an asylum in his territories would sooner or later be needed. 1 Samuel 28:3 "Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, … I want todisplease the lords of the Philistines. David objected to by the Philistines. have grieved David. Many people are hesitant to live out-and-out for Jesus Christ because they are afraid of the rejection of the ungodly. : The battle lines were drawn in the previous chapter when the Philistines made a deep incursion into Israelite territory. He had too much of the world in him to be at peace in the LORD, and he had too much of the LORD in him to be at peace in the world. The lords of the Philistines passed in review… David and his men passed in review at the rear, : David is among the Philistines because when he was discouraged, he left the people of God and the land of Israel and cast his lot with the Philistines instead (1 Samuel 27). We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Nevertheless, the lords do not favor you: David thought he couldn’t be happy or at peace in the land of Israel (1 Samuel 27:1). First Samuel 29:1-11 shows us that the Lord always preserves his own people, even when they act foolishly. 1 Samuel 29 – The Philistines Reject David A. Is this not David… who has been with me these days, or these years? Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. The Philistine princes themselves specified what David would have to do to be acceptable to Saul, to regain his favor: He would have to change sides in the middle of the battle. Here in 1 Samuel 29, I think David has become lukewarm. He should have heard God speaking in many ways, but he didn’t. b. The song of David’s victory came back to haunt him again. Paul J. Bucknell 1 Samuel 29 Handling Moral Dilemmas | 1 Samuel 30 Handling Difficult Testings 1 Samuel 29-30 Audio Podcast. 2 The Philistine kings marched out with their soldiers. Hannah’s prayer. a. He shall not go up with us to the battle… as soon as you are up early in the morning and have light, depart: David wanted to fight with the Philistines against Israel but God wouldn’t let him. : David thought he couldn’t be happy or at peace in the land of Israel (1 Samuel 27:1). (1-3) Achish defends David before the Philistine leaders. We should praise God for the times when He keeps us from sinning as bad as we want to. They are arranged thematically. To hear an ungodly ruler say, “David has been with me” and “I have found no fault in him” and “he defected to me” should have been a great wake-up call to David. In many ways, David was in the worst place for any child of God. . However, there was a problem. The lords of the Philistines refuse to let David go to battle with them, lest he should betray them, 1 Samuel 29:2-5. I can’t wait to displease the lords of the Philistines. The king of Gath was told by his men to not allow David to fight. Aphek is the only one of the cluster not yet identified. The … For with what could he reconcile himself to his master, if not with the heads of these men? We don’t belong together!”. It is as if an ungodly coworker insisted to others that you really weren’t a Christian after all because they saw how you lived. He might say, “Of course I will displease the lords of the Philistines. One Step Forward and Two Backward (1 Samuel 27:1-28:2) 25. So David said to Achish, “But what have I done? 9. notwithstanding the princes of the Philistines have said--The Philistine government had constitutional checks--or at least the king was not an absolute sovereign; but his authority was limited--his proceedings liable to be controlled by "the powerful barons of that rude and early period--much as the kings of Europe in the Middle Ages were by the proud and lawless aristocracy which surrounded them" [CHALMERS]. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Is this not David, of whom they sang to one another in dances, saying: ‘Saul has slain his thousands, They were not divided into two books until the Old Testament was translated into Greek. It’s a terrible place to be. The Philistines intented to deliver a death-blow to Israel and the two armies squared off in anticipation of battle. Commentary on 1 Samuel 29:6-11 (Read 1 Samuel 29:6-11) David scarcely ever had a greater deliverance than when dismissed from such insnaring service. 27:7, and he was with me some years ago, 1 Samuel 21:10, and since their time hath been known to me. Then the Philistines gathered together all their armies: The battle lines were drawn in the previous chapter when the Philistines made a deep incursion into Israelite territory. Is this not David, of whom they sang to one another in dances, saying. They are Hebrews. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Sidlow Baxter - In the Hebrew manuscripts, 1 and 2 Samuel form but one book, as also do 1 and 2 Kings and 1 and 2 Chronicles. Now, David is concerned about displeasing, i. ii. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. David now finds himself in a place he thought he would never be: among the ungodly, ready to, : Leaders among the Philistines looked at David and his men and said, “They aren’t one of us. David identified himself so much with the ungodly that Achish knew he had David in his pocket. : The faith-filled victory over Goliath seemed like a distant memory for a backslidden David, but the Philistines remembered it well. iii. 1. (4-5) The Philistine leaders reject David. God spoke to David through this, but David had to listen. And to this day what have you found in your servant as long as I have been with you, that I may not go and fight against the enemies of my lord the king?” Then Achish answered and said to David, “I know that you, as good in my sight as an angel of God; nevertheless the princes of the Philistines have said, ‘He shall not go up with us to the battle.’ Now therefore, rise early in the morning with your master’s servants who have come with you. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. DAVID MARCHING WITH THE PHILISTINES TO FIGHT WITH ISRAEL. David started to think and act like a Philistine and was ready to fight with them against the people of God. Could you imagine someone coming to David before that battle, and saying, “Excuse me David, I don’t think you should do that. These days or years — That is, did I say days? 2. You can also change some of your preferences. Therefore return now, and go in peace, that you may not displease the lords of the Philistines.”, is unexpected in a Philistine oath; can it be that Achish has committed himself to David’s Lord, or is he being courteous to David in not swearing by Philistine gods? I’m going to argue today that you are also what you worship. He shall not go up with us to the battle… as soon as you are up early in the morning and have light, depart, : David wanted to fight with the Philistines against Israel but. For with what could he reconcile himself to his master, if not with the heads of these men? a. Commentary for 1 Samuel 29. Many people are hesitant to live out-and-out for Jesus Christ because they are afraid of the rejection of the ungodly. David started to think and act like a Philistine and was ready to fight with them against the people of God. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. But the princes of the Philistines were angry with him; so the princes of the Philistines said to him, “Make this fellow return, that he may go back to the place which you have appointed for him, and do not let him go down with us to battle, lest in the battle he become our adversary. 29 The Philistines gathered all their forces at Aphek, and Israel camped by the spring in Jezreel. They didn’t trust David and they feared he would turn against the Philistines in battle, to bring himself back into Saul’s favor. In verse 4, the word "reconcile" is ratsah, meaning "to be pleased with, to accept, to favor, to satisfy." Is this not David, of whom they sang to one another in dances, saying: The faith-filled victory over Goliath seemed like a distant memory for a backslidden David, but the Philistines remembered it well. David would have never slipped into this sinful place if he remembered who he really was and what his destiny was. c. That you may not displease the lords of the Philistines: David used to displease the lords of the Philistines all the time. 1 Samuel 29:1-11—Read the Bible online or download free. (11) David returns to Ziklag and the Philistines army prepares to meet Saul. 1 Samuel Chapter 29 Summary started with the Philistines as they set themselves to battle against Israel. Salem Media Group. A. Saul’s distressing situation 1. We don’t know who wrote the books; certainly, Samuel was a major contributor, but much of the book takes place after his death in 1 Samuel 25. c. What are these Hebrews doing here: Leaders among the Philistines looked at David and his men and said, “They aren’t one of us. David had said as much in 1 Samuel 28:1-2 and Achish had every reason to believe that David would fight on his side. 1 and 2 Samuel form one book in the ancient Hebrew manuscripts. 2 As the Philistine rulers marched with their units of hundreds and thousands, David and his men were marching at the rear with Achish. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. They didn’t trust David and they feared he would turn against the Philistines in battle, to bring himself back into Saul’s favor. 29 The Philistines gathered all their forces at Aphek, and Israel camped by the spring in Jezreel. wouldn’t let him. Nevertheless the lords do not favor you. (3) Application : We must have the right associations : Evil associations will always create problems for us. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. The song of David’s victory came back to haunt him again. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Is our God unable to oppose him, and subdue him? And to this day I have found no fault in him since he defected to me.”. Proud member A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of 1 Samuel. He hath now been with me a full year and four months, chap. David and his men passed on in the rereward with Achish--as the commander of the lifeguards of Achish, who was general of this invading army of the Philistines. 3 The commanders of the Philistines asked, “What about these Hebrews?” These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary 29. the Strength of Israel will not lie—Hebrew, "He that gives a victory to Israel," a further rebuke of his pride in rearing the Carmel trophy, and an intimation that no loss would be sustained in Israel by his rejection. But he seems to have been influenced too much by the fear of man, in consenting to attend Achish. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. (1-5) He is dismissed by Achish. David and his men were with King Achish at the back of the army. 1 1st Samuel Chapters 29-31 – John Karmelich 1. But the Philistine leaders could see that this wasn’t right, even when David couldn’t. Then the princes of the Philistines said, “What, ?” And Achish said to the princes of the Philistines, “, this not David, the servant of Saul king of Israel, who has been with me these days, or these years? Aphek--( Joshua 12:8 ), in the tribe of Issachar, and in the plain of Esdraelon. — Of my thus speaking? Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. So David said to Achish, “But what have I done? But the Philistine leaders could see that this wasn’t right, even when David couldn’t. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. : The other Philistine leaders were not in agreement with Achish at all. the rejection of ungodly people in David’s life. Then the Philistines gathered together all their armies at Aphek, and the Israelites encamped by a … I might have said years. Now, David is concerned about displeasing the lords of the Philistines. No doubt, David didn’t like being rejected by the Philistine rulers. The lords of the Philistines passed in review… David and his men passed in review at the rear: David is among the Philistines because when he was discouraged, he left the people of God and the land of Israel and cast his lot with the Philistines instead (1 Samuel 27). 8:21, Isa. David identified himself so much with the ungodly that Achish. Is this giant invincible? Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. When God answered him not, if he had humbled himself by repentance and persevered in seeking God, who knows but that at length he might have been entreated for him? © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had lamented for … : The Holy Spirit made it clear to David. Instead, he made his. The Philistine leaders could see what David was blind to. this not David, of whom they sang to one another in dances, saying: But the princes of the Philistines were angry with him. They are Hebrews. The Philistine leaders knew who David really was – that is, a Hebrew, part of God’s people. But God would. being rejected by the Philistine rulers. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Now he finds that his “Philistine friends” won’t accept him either. Therefore return now, and go in peace, that you may not displease the lords of the Philistines.”, a. But David is not free from censure in his professions to Achish ( 1 Samuel 29:8 ), to do what he probably had not the smallest purpose of doing--of fighting with Achish against his enemies. And David his ten thousands’?”. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. i. The Philistine rulers object to David’s presence among the Philistine army. The first two verses of 1 Samuel 28 connect with the previous chapter, so they are examined in the commentary on 1 Samuel 27. Not many people like rejection. Note that he and his men were marching at the rear of the Philistine army, serving as the personal bodyguard of King Achish (1 Samuel 29:2). Of course, Achish conceitedly applied David's words here as a pledge that he would fight for Achish and the Philistines, but THE WORDS DO NOT SAY THAT. You can check these in your browser security settings. – that is, a Hebrew, part of God’s people. ( 1Sa 29:4-5 ) The Philistine leaders reject David. Their division into two books each, as we now have them, originates with the so-called Septuagint translation of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek, said to have been made in the third century B.C. Scripture In our study of the life of David, we have noted that the final few chapters of First Samuel are not in chronological order. 23. v1 Hannah prayed and said, ‘I am very happy when I think about the *Lord. but, since he can discern no comfort either from heaven or earth (Isa. It is as if an ungodly coworker insisted to others that you really weren’t a Christian after all because they saw how you lived. All these events were a wake-up call to David. For to this day I have not found evil in you since the day of your coming to me. .” But all that is a distant memory in this time of backsliding and compromise for David. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Meyer made this observation based on the King James wording of these verses: “It is very terrible when the children of the world have a higher sense of Christian propriety and fitness than Christians themselves, and say to one another, ‘What do these Hebrews here?’”. David said as much in 1 Samuel 28:1-2 and Achish had reason to believe that David would fight with him. To return to the land of the Philistines: The Holy Spirit made it clear to David. 1 Samuel 29:8 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Samuel 29:8, NIV: "But what have I done?' Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 'What have you found against your servant from the day I came to you until now? Surely, as the LORD lives: “As the Lord lives is unexpected in a Philistine oath; can it be that Achish has committed himself to David’s Lord, or is he being courteous to David in not swearing by Philistine gods? However, David is not deterred from his undertaking by the hard words of Eliab. a. And the lords of the Philistines passed in review by hundreds and by thousands, but David and his men passed in review at the rear with Achish. F.B. So David and his men rose early to depart in the morning, to return to the land of the Philistines. David’s heart is in a bad place, but God didn’t abandon him. Now he finds that his “Philistine friends” won’t accept him either. Then the princes of the Philistines said, “What are these Hebrews doing here?” And Achish said to the princes of the Philistines, “Is this not David, the servant of Saul king of Israel, who has been with me these days, or these years? David’s heart is in a bad place, but God didn’t abandon him. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). And to this day what have you found in your servant as long as I have been with you, that I may not go and fight against the enemies of my lord the king?” Then Achish answered and said to David, “I know that you are as good in my sight as an angel of God; nevertheless the princes of the Philistines have said, ‘He shall not go up with us to the battle.’ Now therefore, rise early in the morning with your master’s servants who have come with you. asked David. He used to be a mighty warrior for the cause of God, and he used to strike fear in the heart of every enemy of God. David and his Hebrew company were setting out with Achish. David has no home; he is trying to live in both worlds, so he has no home in either world. ii. He used to be a mighty warrior for the cause of God, and he used to strike fear in the heart of every enemy of God. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. Hearing these words from Achish should have grieved David. i. Saul’s fear at the attack from the Philistines. David said, Is there not a cause? A person who compares the Bible account of Saul's last battle with the Philistines, with the region around Gilboa, has the same sort of evidence that the account relates what is true, that a person would have that such a battle as Waterloo really took place. It is just an instance of the unhappy consequences into which a false step--a departure from the straight course of duty--will betray everyone who commits it. 1. The latter is perhaps more likely.” (Baldwin). All these events were a wake-up call to David. The Israelites stayed by the water at Jezreel. Achish expresses his confidence in David; but begs him to return, 1 Samuel 29:6-10. 1 Samuel 29:6 "Then Achish called David, and said unto him, Surely, [as] the LORD liveth, thou hast been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the host [is] good in my sight: for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto … 3 The commanders of the Philistines asked, “What about these Hebrews?” (6-11)1-5 David waited with a secret hope that the Lord would help him out of his difficulty. "What have you found in your servant... that I may not go and fight against the enemies of my lord the king" (1 Samuel 29:8). He might say, “Of. For to this day I have not found evil in you since the day of your coming to me. And the Philistines went up to Jezreel. Nevertheless the lords do not favor you. 2 As the Philistine rulers marched with their units of hundreds and thousands, David and his men were marching at the rear with Achish. Is this the same David who fought Goliath? How much better it is to be all out for Jesus, and to trust that if the ungodly reject us, God will use it for good – for our good and for theirs. The Second Time Around (1 Samuel 26:1-25) 24. But what have I done: David seems genuinely disappointed that he will not be able to fight for the Philistines against Israel. b. The soldiers were in groups of 100 men and 1,000 men. It will take a dramatic crisis to bring David back to where he should be. a. b. b. We should praise God for the times when He keeps us from sinning as bad as we want to. And the lords of the Philistines passed in review by hundreds and by thousands, but David and his men passed in review at the rear with Achish. 3. these days, or these years--He had now been with the Philistines a full year and four months ( 1 Samuel 27:7 ), and also some years before. And the princes of the Philistines were wroth with him; and the princes of the Philistines said unto … 2. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. 1. a) If you think about how big we are as babies versus adults, the “difference” is based on … And the princes of the Philistines were wroth with him; and the princes of the Philistines said unto … 1. 1 Samuel 29:1-5.DAVID MARCHING WITH THE PHILISTINES TO FIGHT WITH ISRAEL. ii. David seems genuinely disappointed that he will not be able to fight for the Philistines against Israel. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. And to this day I have found no fault in him since he defected to me: It is a sad thing that a Philistine ruler defended David so confidently. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. David would have never slipped into this sinful place if he remembered who he really was and what his destiny was. David now finds himself in a place he thought he would never be: among the ungodly, ready to fight against God’s people. He is close enough to the Philistines to be comfortable (and go to war on their side), but still close enough to God to know he’s in the wrong. Gilboa, Jezreel, Shunem, En-dor, are all found, still bearing the same names. And to this day I have found no fault in him since he defected to me, : It is a sad thing that a Philistine ruler defended David so confidently. CHAPTER 29. 4. the princes of the Philistines were wroth with him--It must be considered a happy circumstance in the overruling providence of God to rescue David out of the dangerous dilemma in which he was now placed. He should have heard God speaking in many ways, but he didn’t. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. And the Philistines went up to Jezreel. 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