Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in any coast of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand.
There is nothing
1 Samuel 16:1
The Lord said to Samuel, "How long do you intend to mourn for Saul? I have rejected him as king over Israel. Fill your horn with olive oil and go! I am sending you to Jesse in Bethlehem, for I have selected a king for myself from among his sons."
1 Samuel 23:17
He said to him, "Don't be afraid! For the hand of my father Saul cannot find you. You will rule over Israel, and I will be your second in command. Even my father Saul realizes this."
1 Samuel 25:30
The Lord will do for my lord everything that he promised you, and he will make you a leader over Israel.
I rashly declared, "All men are liars."
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is like a tree of life.
Why do you say, Jacob, Why do you say, Israel, "The Lord is not aware of what is happening to me, My God is not concerned with my vindication"?
"I, I am the one who consoles you. Why are you afraid of mortal men, of mere human beings who are as short-lived as grass?
Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
And he said to them, "Why are you cowardly? Do you still not have faith?"
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when we came into Macedonia, our body had no rest at all, but we were troubled in every way -- struggles from the outside, fears from within.
There is nothing
1 Samuel 22:5
Then Gad the prophet said to David, "Don't stay in the stronghold. Go to the land of Judah." So David left and went to the forest of Hereth.
Isn't this what we told you in Egypt, 'Leave us alone so that we can serve the Egyptians, because it is better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!'"
Why has the Lord brought us into this land only to be killed by the sword, that our wives and our children should become plunder? Wouldn't it be better for us to return to Egypt?"
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.
For this is what the master, the Lord, the Holy One of Israel says: "If you repented and patiently waited for me, you would be delivered; if you calmly trusted in me you would find strength, but you are unwilling.
It is good to wait patiently for deliverance from the Lord.
Into the land
1 Samuel 27:10
When Achish would ask, "Where did you raid today?" David would say, "The Negev of Judah" or "The Negev of Jeharmeel" or "The Negev of the Kenites."
1 Samuel 21:10
So on that day David arose and fled from Saul. He went to King Achish of Gath.
1 Samuel 28:1
In those days the Philistines gathered their troops for war in order to fight Israel. Achish said to David, "You should fully understand that you and your men must go with me into the battle."
1 Samuel 29:2
When the leaders of the Philistines were passing in review at the head of their units of hundreds and thousands, David and his men were passing in review in the rear with Achish.
1 Samuel 30:1
On the third day David and his men came to Ziklag. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They attacked Ziklag and burned it.