Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire;

Bible References

Were come

1 Samuel 29:11
So David rose up early, he and his men, to depart in the morning, to return into the land of the Philistines. And the Philistines went up to Jezreel.
2 Samuel 1:2
it came to pass on the third day, that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul, with his clothes rent, and earth upon his head: and so it was, when he came to David, that he fell to the earth, and did obeisance.

The amalekites

1 Samuel 15:7
And Saul smote the Amalekites, from Havilah as thou goest to Shur, that is before Egypt.
1 Samuel 27:8
And David and his men went up, and made a raid upon the Geshurites, and the Girzites, and the Amalekites; for those nations were the inhabitants of the land, who were of old, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.
Genesis 24:62
And Isaac came from the way of Beer-lahai-roi. For he dwelt in the land of the South.
Joshua 11:6
And Jehovah said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them; for to-morrow at this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hock their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.

General references

Exodus 17:8
Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
Numbers 31:10
And all their cities in the places wherein they dwelt, and all their encampments, they burnt with fire.
1 Samuel 29:10
Wherefore now rise up early in the morning with the servants of thy lord that are come with thee; and as soon as ye are up early in the morning, and have light, depart.