Therefore they inquired of the LORD further, if the man should yet come there. And the LORD answered,
Behold, he has hid himself among the baggage.
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George Leo Haydock
Home. Hebrew, "he hath hidden himself among the stuff "(Haydock) instruments, or baggage, at Masphath. He acted thus out of modesty, judging himself unfit for the exalted dignity, (Calmet) and showed that he did not seek for it. (Menochius)