Imagine the hurt that David must have felt as King Saul and his “three thousand picked men” were pursuing him. He had risked his life to fight and kill the dreaded Philistine giant, Goliath, when no one in Israel was brave enough to do so. He thus delivered his king and country from the grip of their enemies. Now the king hated him and was hunting for him in the desert like a dog. What an ingrate!
David has a golden opportunity to kill Saul who was lying at his feet in deep slumber….