- the king of the Philistine city of Gath, who twice gave refuge to David. I Sam. 21:10–15.
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And David and his men lived with Achish at Gath, each with his family.
Achish said to David, "In that case I will make you the captain of my body-guard from this time on."
When he came to Achish, David simulated the fool before him and his men.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories
And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land?The Bible for Young People
Then the other princes said to Achish: What need of these Hebrews?The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)