Hakilah

HAKILAH (hă-kī'la). A hill in the wilderness SE of Hebron, near Siph and Maon (1Sam.23.19; 1Sam.26.1, 1Sam.26.3). Here David hid from Saul but was discovered, and here Saul camped when he was seeking David.


HACHILAH hə kī’ lə, hăk’ ĭ lə (חֲכִילָ֔ה). A hill in the wilderness of Judah where David took refuge when Saul pursued him (1 Sam 23:19; 26:1). Saul pitched his camp on it. It is described as being near the wilderness of Ziph, which is modern Tell ez-Zif to the S of Hebron. The site has not been identified.