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  1. the king of the Philistine city of Gath, who twice gave refuge to David. I Sam. 21:10–15.
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Examples from the Web for achish

Historical Examples

  • And David and his men lived with Achish at Gath, each with his family.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • Achish said to David, "In that case I will make you the captain of my body-guard from this time on."

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman

  • When he came to Achish, David simulated the fool before him and his men.

  • And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land?

  • Then the other princes said to Achish: What need of these Hebrews?