Chased from Samuel by Saul, then departing from his dear friend Jonathan, David again goes where the godly are, the high priest. Doeg, Saul’s man, spots him. On the run, David sought refuge amongst enemies.
Jonathan, Saul’s son, still is not accepting the fact that his father is determine to murder David. So he and David meet to plan how to confirm what David already knows. Then Jonathan learns that all is beyond them.
Saul’s obsession with murdering David expands. He appeals to his staff to help kill David, but Jonathan, a heroic peacemaker, tries reasoning with Saul; it fails. Saul then hunts David but is subdued by God’s Spirit.
Jonathan, King Saul’s son, admired, befriend and loved David almost instantly. Saul, because of his self-love and opposition to God, came to hate David. With this chapter David’s nightmare of being hunted begins.