When David was anointed king the Philistines came after him. His response was to go down into the hold, get a word from God and then deal with the situation. There is a going down that is actually a going up and going forward.
David Went Down Into The Hold
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2 Samuel 5:17 But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the hold.
2 Samuel 5:18 The Philistines also came and spread