And it came to pass in those days, that the Philistines gathered their armies together for warfare, to fight with Israel. And Achish said unto David, Know you assuredly, that you shall go out with me to battle, you and your men.
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George Leo Haydock
Israel. God made use of the ill-will of the Philistines to punish Saul, and to make way for David to the throne. (Salien)
Each of the five lords brought their armies into the field, where they were united. Achis, placing the greatest confidence in David, requires his attendance. (Calmet)