1 Samuel 27: David among the Philistines

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 98

After the events of 1 Samuel 26, David still did not trust Saul. In 1 Samuel 27, David fled and lived among the Philistines for a period of time. Chapter 27 also tells how during that time he tried to fulfill the Lord’s original commands to the Israelites to eliminate all the idolatrous and wicked people from the land.