Search Tools

And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread under mine hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

21:4 young men. David presumably had arranged a rendezvous with some of his followers after escaping from Saul, so he was not alone. It is also probable that these young men, like David, had had to leave their wives behind and had therefore “kept themselves from women” for at least three days (I Samuel 21:5).

About the New Defender's Study Bible