David accounted his experience in the cave as a prison. Whether it was the cave of Adullam, or in the cave of Engedi, both occasions found him as a fugitive. Though overwhelmed with his circumstances, he still sought the Lord for help.
There was none other to care for his state, and by this the plight of the Lord Jesus is prophetically highlighted: “And I looked and there was none to help, and there was none to uphold” (Isa.63:5). But he looked to the bounty of God, and the outcome for both David and Christ would be that the righteous would flock to them. And so it came to pass.
1 I with my voice cried to the Lord,