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(winding), a place which possesses a special interest from its having been the residence and the private property of David. It is first mentioned in the catalogue of the towns of Judah in (Joshua 15:31) and occurs, in the same connection among the places which were allotted out of the territory of Judah to Simeon. […]

-A city within the territory allotted to the tribe of Judah Jos 15:31 -Re-allotted to the tribe of Simeon Jos 19:5 -David lives at 1Sa 27:5,6; 2Sa 1:1; 1Ch 12:1 -Amalekites destroy 1Sa 30 -Inhabited by the returned exiles of Judah Ne 11:28

A town in the Negeb, or south country of Judah (Josh. 15:31), in the possession of the Philistines when David fled to Gath from Ziph with all his followers. Achish, the king, assigned him Ziklag as his place of residence. There he dwelt for over a year and four months. From this time it pertained […]