Character Study on Ziphites

Character Study on Ziphites

1 Samuel 23: Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
1 Samuel 26: And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself in the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Ziphites
(zihf' itess) See Ziph .



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ziphims, Ziphites
The inhabitants of Ziph, No. 2. 1 Samuel 23:19 ; 1 Samuel 26:1 ; Psalm 54 : title.

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Ziphims - (zihf' ihmss) KJV alternate form of Ziphites (superscription of Psalm 54:1 )
zi'Phim, the, - In this form the name is found in the Authorized Version only in the title of (Psalm 54:1 ) In the narrative it occurs in the more usual form of Ziphites
Hach'Ilah, the Hill, - a hill apparently situated in a wood in the wilderness or waste land in the neighborhood of Ziph, in Judah, in the fastnesses or passes of which David and his six hundred followers were lurking when the Ziphites informed Saul of his whereabouts
Ziph - The gentilic name Ziphites occurs in 1 Samuel 23:19 ; 1 Samuel 23:24 [LXX [Note: Septuagint
Ziph - Ziphites, residents of Ziph, twice revealed David's hideouts to Saul (1 Samuel 23:19 ; 1 Samuel 26:1 )
Jeshimon - It apparently belonged to the Ziphites, who reported David's location to Saul (1 Samuel 23:19 ; 1 Samuel 26:1 )
Ziph (1) - On both occasions the Ziphites discovered him to Saul
Hachilah - The Ziphites treacherously informed Saul of this, and he immediately (26:1-4) renewed his pursuit of David, and "pitched in the hill of Hachilah
Maon - of Jeshimon, at the hill of Hachilah, David narrowly escaped Saul through the Ziphites' treachery (1 Samuel 23:19; 1 Samuel 23:24-25)
Compassion - It is found, however, in a mother's attitude toward her son (1 Kings 3:26 ), a princess's reaction to an abandoned child (Exodus 2:6 ), and the Ziphites' treatment of Saul (1 Samuel 23:21 )
Right Hand - ... Fourth, this word is used to mean “south,” since the south is on one’s “right” when he faces eastward: “Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?” (1 Sam
David - Now the Ziphites or Ziphim engaged to aid Saul to capture David