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17. 14, &c. ch. 8. 11.
14. cb. 11. +
1 ch. 11. 12
2 Chron. 17. 5. Ps. 72. 10. Matt. 9. 11.
9 See Luke
as though he had been deas.
r 2 Sam. 19
Exod, 413. 30. ch.
a ch. 18. 19. b Judg. 21. 8.
e Gen. 26. 18. Exod. 23.
20. 34. Job
ch. 17. 26.
Saul rescueth Jabesh-gilead.
His kingdom is confirmed.
And the messengers came and
sen, that there is none like him among all shewed it to the men of Jabesh; and
io Therefore the men of Jabesh said, h 1 Kings 1.
25 Then Samuel told the people 'the To morrow we will come out unto you, m ver. 3.
manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in and ye shall do with us all that seemeth The hing lice. a book, and laid it up before the LORD. good unto you. See Deut. And Samuel sent all the people away, 11 And it was so on the morrow, that every man to his house.
"Saul put the people oin three companies; See ch. 31. k Judg. 30.
26 | And Saul also went hor *to and they came into the midst of the host o judg.7.16. Gibeah; and there went with him a band in the morning watch, and slew the Amof men, whose hearts God had touched. monites until the heat of the day: and it
27 'But the children of Belial said, came to pass, that they which remained 13. Deut. 13. How shall this man save us? And they were scattered, so that two of them were .: Sam.&. despised him, "and brought him no pre not left together. 31. & 10.95 sents. But || he held his peace.
12 And the people said unto Samuel,
PWho is he that said, Shall Saul reign p eh. 10. 7;. CHAP. XI.
over us? 4 bring the men, that we may is. Se | 0r, he was 1 Nahash offereth them of Jabesh-gilead a reproachfub condition. 4 They send mes
put them to death.
'the LORD hath wrought salvation in Israel. THEN *Nahash the Ammonite came 14 Then said Samuel to the people, 19.5
up, and encamped against • Jabesh. Come, and let us go 'to Gilgal, and re-ech.los. gilead; and all the men of Jabesh said new the kingdom there.
unto Nahash, “Make a covenant with us, 15 And all the people went to Gilgal; 32. 1 kings and we will serve thee.
and there they made Saul king before - ch. 10. 17. 2 And Nahash the Ammonite answer the Lord in Gilgal; and there they sa- * cb. 10. 8. Ezek. 17. 13. ed them, On this condition will I make a crificed sacrifices of peace offerings before.
covenant with you, that I may thrust out the Lord; and there Saul and all the 1 Gen. 34:14. all your right eyes, and lay it for da re men of Israel rejoiced greatly.
proach upon all Israel.
we may send messengers unto all the terrifieth them with thunder in harvest time.
4 I Then came the messengers to Gi hold, I have hearkened unto 'your ch.8.5, 19, 1 Sam. 21.6. beah of Saul, and told the tidings in the voice in all that ye said unto me, and Judg. 2.4. ears of the people: and all the people have made a king over you. lifted up their voices, and wept.
2 And now, behold, the king walketh e Numb... 5 And, behold, Saul came after the before you: dand I am old and grayhead-7 ch.8 m2 herd out of the field; and Saul said, What ed; and, behold, my sons are with you: aileth the people that they weep? And and I have walked before you from my they told him the tidings of the men of childhood unto this day. Jabesh.
3 Behold, here I am: witness against Ecclus.es 6 6 And the Spirit of God came upon me before the LORD, and before his i ver.se 29. * 13.25 Saul when he heard those tidings, and anointed: 6 whose ox have I taken? or Santi 10.10& 16. his anger was kindled greatly.
whose ass have I taken? or whom have 6. 7 And he took a yoke of oxen, and I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or is Afts na Judg. 19. "hewed them in pieces, and sent them of whose hand have I received any + bribe 2.5.
throughout all the coasts of Israel by the || to "blind mine eyes therewith? 'and I Heb. ravbo od 21.5, hands of messengers, saying, 'Whosoever will restore it you.
cometh not forth after Saul and after Sa 4 And they said, Thou hast not de- should hide
8 And when he numbered them in witness against you, and his anointed is Judg. b. 5. Bezek, the children of Israel were three witness this day, that ye have not found joke 18 . Sam. 24 hundred thousand,
and the men of Judah ought in my hand. And they answered, thirty thousand.
He is witness. 9 And they said unto the messengers 6 f And Samuel said unto the people, * that came, Thus shall ye say unto the 'It is the LORD that || advanced Moses ! Nic. 64 men of Jabesh-gilead, To morrow, by and Aaron, and that brought your fathers I OF, maks. that time the sun be hot, ye shall have up out of the land of Egypt.
& S3+ Mic. 6. 2,3 + Heb. right
13. Ps. 94
. Esod 23
Jer. 14. 21.
Mal. 1. 2.
c Ecolo. 12. 13.
& Deut. 28.
&7.& 10. 19
Samuel reproveth the people.
Saul's selected band. 7 Now therefore stand still, that I may ness: yet turn not aside from following
reason with you before the LORD of all the Lord, but serve the LORD with all a lui. I. 18. the frighteous acts of the LORD, which your heart;
he did fto you and to your fathers. 21 And 'turn ye not aside: *for then Deut. 11.16.
8 *When Jacob was come into Egypt, should ye go after vain things, which can- Hab. 2.08. er, bemagtities and your fathers ocried unto the LORD, not profit nor deliver; for they are vain. 1 Cor. 8. 4. Judg. 5 ... then the LORD Psent Moses and Aaron, 22 For the LORD will not forsake his , Kings 6. Geams which brought forth your fathers out of people for his great name's sake: because 15
Egypt, and made them dwell in this place. it hath pleased the LORD to make you Ps. 106. &. pExod 310.
9 And when they "forgat the LORD his people.
their God, 'he sold them into the hand 23 Moreover as for me, God forbid 4. Judg. 17. Jade 4 2.
of Sisera, captain of the host of Hazor, that I should sin against the LORD t’in 8. 2014.Z: od 20.7. and into the hand of the Philistines, and ceasing to pray for you: but * I will teach Jadz. 2 12
into the hand of the king of Moab, and you the good and the right way:
24°Only fear the LORD, and serve him R Acts 12.5io And they cried unto the LORD, and in truth with all your heart: for a consider Colo 1. 9. Jade 10.10. said, "We have sinned, because we have || how @great things he hath done for you. Po. 34. 11. s Judg. 2. 13. forsaken the LORD, and have served
25 But if ye shall still do wickedly, 51 Kings 8. needs.10.15, Baalim and Ashtaroth: but now deliver 'ye shall be consumed, both ye and 26. aChron.
us out of the hand of our enemies, and your king.
CHAP. XIII. : Judg. 6. 14, 11 And the LORD sent 'Jerubbaal, and 1 Saul's selected band. 3 He calleth the He- a Isai. 5. 12. Jads
. 11. 1. Bedan, and “Jephthah, and Samuel, and brews to Gilgal against the Philistines, 1 Or, what a ch.7. 13. delivered you out of the band of your ene
whose garrison Jonathan had smitten. 5 &c.
The Philistines' great host. 6 The distress Deut.10.21. mies on every side, and ye dwelled safe.
of the Israelites
. 12 And when ye saw that Nahash the
for Samuel, sacrificeth. 11 Samuel re-
a king shall reign over us: when the Philistines, to suffer no smith in Israel.
AUL + reigned one year; and when Heb. the ( ch19.24
13 Now therefore 'behold the king he had reigned two years over Israel, year in his post bwhom ye have chosen, and whom ye
2 Saul chose him three thousand men Hos. 13.11. have desired! and, behold, the LORD of Israel; whereof two thousand were hath set a king over you.
with Saul in Michmash and in mount 14 If ye will fear the LORD, and serve Beth-el, and a thousand were with Jonahim, and obey his voice, and not rebel than in “Gibeah of Benjamin: and the against the t commandment of the LORD, rest of the people he sent every man to then shall both ye and also the king that his tent. reigneth over you t continue following 3 And Jonathan smote the garrison b ch. 10. 5. the LORD your God:
of the Philistines that was in || Geba, and 10r,the hill. 15 But if ye will not obey the voice the Philistines heard of it." And Saul Leer 15. of the LORD, but rebel against the com blew the trumpet throughout all the land,
mandment of the LORD, then shall the saying, Let the Hebrews hear.
had smitten a garrison of the Philistines,
. And the 34:30
. Exod. fore your eyes.
people were called together after Saul Prev...
17 Is it not owheat harvest to day? to Gilgal.
send thunder and rain; that ye may per- selves together to fight with Israel, thirty poter ceive and see that your wickedness is thousand chariots, and six thousand
great, which ye have done in the sight of horsemen, and people as the sand which
18 So Samuel called unto the LORD; came up, and pitched in Michmash, east
and the LORD sent thunder and rain that ward from Beth-aven. 3. See Bene day: and all the people greatly feared 6 When the men of Israel saw that the LORD and Samuel.
they were in a strait, (for the people were 19 And all the people said unto Sa- distressed,) then the people did hide Judo 6. a. * muel, 'Pray for thy servants unto the themselves in caves, and in thickets, and 55. LORD thy God, that we die not: for we in rocks, and in high places, and in pits. 1 Jeha 5. 16.
have added unto all our sins this evil, to 7 And some of the Hebrews went over
Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead.
Jesh. 44. 14-
a ch. 10. 26.
I Or, standing camp.
was a day.
e a Chron.
& ch. 15. 28.
Acts 13. 22.
Saul reproved by Samuel.
Jonathan miraculously smiteth 894 And he tarried seven days, accord 22 So it came to pass in the day of c Before
ing to the set time that Samuel had ap- battle, that othere was neither sword nor deb. 10. 8. pointed: but Samuel came not to Gilgal; spear found in the hand of any of the So Judg.
and the people were scattered from him. people that were with Saul and Jonathan; 5.8.
9 And Saul said, Bring hither a burnt but with Saul and with Jonathan his son
23' And the || garrison of the Philistines p ch. 141,4
Saul went out to meet him, that he might 1 Jonathan, unwitting to his father, the priest,
or the people, goeth and miraculously smiteth
the Philistines' garrison. 15 A divine ter11 | And Samuel said, What hast thou ror maketh them beat themselves. 17 Saul, done? And Saul said, Because I saw that not staying the priest's answer, setteth on the people were scattered from me, and them. 21 The captivated Hebrews, and the that thou camest not within the days ap
hidden Israelites, join against them. 24
Saul's unadvised adjuration hindereth the pointed, and that the Philistines gathered
victory. 32 He restraineth the people from themselves together at Michmash;
eating blood. 35 He buildeth an altar. 36 12 Therefore said I, The Philistines Jonathan, taken by lot, is saved by the peon
ple. 47 Saul's strength and family. Hobo ime and I have not + made supplication unto TOW came pass upon a day, kosti offered a burnt offering:
unto the young man that bare his armour,
the commandment of the Lord thy God, he told not his father.
which is in Migron: and the people that
man after his own heart, and the LORD 3 And Ahiah, the son of Ahitub, 'I. b ch.32,9
15 And Samuel arose, and gat him up knew not that Jonathan was gone.
And Saul numbered the people that were Jonathan sought to go over unto the ech. 13.2. +Heb.found. + present with him, “about six hundred Philistines' garrison, there was a sharp
rock on the one side, and a sharp rock 16 And Saul, and Jonathan his son, on the other side: and the name of the
and the people that were present with one was Bozez, and the name of the Heb. Ge them, abode in † Gibeah of Benjamin: but other Seneh.
the Philistines encamped in Michmash. 5 The + forefront of the one was si- + Heb. cook.
17 9 And the spoilers came out of the tuate northward over against Michmash,
one company turned unto the way that Gibeah.
18 And another company turned the man that bare his armour, Come, and let
pany turned to the way of the border circumcised: it may be that the Lord will m Neb. 11. that looketh to the valley of " Zeboim work for us; for there is no restraint to toward the wilderness.
the LORD 'to save by many or by few. 19 Now "there was no smith found
7 And his armourbearer said unto him, * Mac.
9. If they say thus unto us, + Tarry Heb de 21 Yet they had ta file for the mat- until we come to you; then we will stand
tocks, and for the coulters, and for the still in our place, and will not go up + Heb. to set. forks, and for the axes, and t to sharpen unto them. the goads.
10 But if they say thus, Come up unto
i ch. 142.
& 18. 13. 14.
n See 2 Kings $4.14. Jer. 24. t.
+ Ifeb. a file
Before CHRIST cir. 108.
38. Matt. 3.
u Exod. 3. S. Numb. 13.
Judy. 7. .
i Kings 7.
1 Or, weary.
the Philistines' garrison.
Sauls unadvised adjuration. us; then we will go up: for the LORD day: and the battle passed over "unto cir. 1647. hath delivered them into our hand: and Beth-aven. 1 Mac. to this shall be a sign unto us.
24 | And the men of Israel were dis- ch. 13 5 11 And both of them discovered them- tressed that day; for Saul had 'adjured • Josh. 6. 2€ 34 14 Jede selves unto the garrison of the Philis- the people, saying, Cursed be the man
tines: and the Philistines said, Behold, that eateth any food until evening, that I
none of the people tasted any food.
mouth: for the people feared the oath. 13 And Jonathan climbed up upon his 27 But Jonathan heard not when his hands and upon his feet, and his armour- father charged the people with the oath: bearer after him: and they fell before Jona- wherefore he put forth the end of the rod than; and his armourbearer slew after him. that was in his hand, and dipped it in an
14 And that first slaughter, which Jo- honeycomb, and put his hand to his
nathan and his armourbearer made, was mouth; and his eyes were enlightened. Or, half an about twenty men, within as it were || an 28 Then answered one of the people, or land. half acre of land, which a yoke of ören and said, Thy father straitly charged the might plow.
people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the 15 And there was trembling in the man that eateth any food this day. And
host, in the field, and among all the peo- the people were | faint. Ich 13 17. ple: the garrison, and “the spoilers, they 29 Then said" Jonathan; My father also trembled, and the earth quaked : so
hath troubled the land: see, I pray you, it was t'a very great trembling.
how mine eyes have been enlightened, 16 And the watchmen of Saul in Gi- because I tasted a little of this honey. 1 Gen. 35 beah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, 30 How much more, if haply the
179 Then said Saul unto the people there not been now a much greater
the people were very faint.
people did eat them * with the blood. 19 And it came to pass, while Saul 33 Then they told Saul, saying, Be- 710. & 19. Numb. 17. talked unto the priest, that the || noise hold, the people sin against the LORD, 16, 23, 24
that was in the host of the Philistines in that they eat with the blood. And he
20 And Saul and all the people that 34 And Saul said, Disperse yourselves the changere were with him tassembled themselves, among the people, and say unto them,
and they came to the battle: and, be- Bring me hither every man his ox, and
fellow, and there was a very great discom- and eat; and sin not against the Lord in
eating with the blood. And all the peo-
36 And Saul said, Let us go down LORD, 22 Likewise all the men of Israel which after the Philistines by night, and spoil be & Phad hid themselves in mount Ephraim, them until the morning light, and let us
when they heard that the Philistines fled, not leave a man of them. And they said,
even they also followed hard after them Do whatsoe er seemeth good unto thee. 4 Even in the battle.
Then said the priest, Let us draw near 23 ? So the LORD saved Israel thar hither unto God.
* Lev. 3. 17. & 7. %6. &
gan to build kulo the
a Josh. 7. 14.
peb. 8. 11.
1 Sam. 12.
ch. 10. 20, 21. + Heb. went
e Josh. 7. 19.
Ruth 1. 17 hver. 39
Jonathan is taken by lot.
Saul sent to destroy Amalek. 37 1 And Saul asked counsel of God, , and Ner the father of Abner was the son cir. 1987. Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt of Abiel.
thou deliver them into the hand of Israel? 52 And there was sore war against the 2 ch. 28.6. But he answered him not that day. Philistines all the days of Saul: and when
38 ( And Saul said, *Draw ye near Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant
hither, all the + chief of the people: and man, ” he took him unto him.
Saul favoureth the Kenites. 8 He spareth
Agag and the best of the spoil. 10 Samuel my son, he shall surely die. But there denounceth unto Saul, commending and exwas not a man among all the people that cusing himself, God's rejection of him for answered him.
his disobedience. 24 Saul's humiliation, 40 Then said he unto all Israel, Be ye
33 Samuel killeth Agag. 34 Samuel and
AMUEL also said unto Saul, *The cir. 1074 ple said unto Saul, Do what seemeth good LORD sent me to anoint thee to be *ch. 9 16. unto thee.
king over his people, over Israel: now 41 Therefore Saul said unto the LORD therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the intelecome. God of Israel, II" Give a perfect lot. a And the words of the LORD. « Prov.16.33. Saul and Jonathan were taken: but the 2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, I rea Josh. 7. 16. people + escaped.
member that which Amalek did to Israel, 42 And Saul said, Cast lots between how he laid wait for him in the way, Exod. 17. forth. me and Jonathan my son. And Jona- when he came up from Egypt, than was taken.
3 Now go and smite Amalek, and out- 20. Deuts 43 Then Saul said to Jonathan, Tell terly destroy all that they have, and spare che me what thou hast done. And Jonathan them not; but slay both man and woman, 17, 21: told him, and said, 'I did but taste a lit- infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel tle honey with the end of the rod that was and ass. in mine hand, and, lo, I must die.
4 And Saul gathered the people toge-
sand men of Judah.
this great salvation in Israel? God for 6 | And Saul said unto the Kenites, 4 Nomb. 11. King bid: as the LORD liveth, there shall not Go, depart, get you down from among 16 & 4. 11.
one hair of his head fall to the ground; the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with &
, when they came up out 19 19
of Egypt. So the Kenites departed from a 46 Then Saul went up from following among the Amalekites. the Philistines: and the Philistines went 79 % And Saul smote the Amalekites sch. 14* to their own place.
from “Havilah until thou comest to Shur, Gen. 2. n. 47 9 So Saul took the kingdom over that is over against Israel, and fought against all his enemies 8 And he took Agag the king of kSee Kiss
on every side, against Moab, and against the Amalekites alive, and utterly de 1 Set chase k ch.11.11. the children of Ammon, and against stroyed all the people with the edge of ". 13 Sam. 10.6. Edom, and against the kings of "Zobah, the sword.
and against the Philistines: and whither 9 But Saul and the people
48 And he ll gathered an host, and the oxen, and ll of the fatlings, and the 101 of the
that was vile and refuse, that they de49 f Now " the sons of Saul were Jona- stroyed utterly, than, and Ishui, and Melchi-shua: and the 10 Then came the word of the LORD names of his two daughters were these ; unto Samuel, saying, the name of the firstborn Merab, and the 11 " It repenteth me that I have set ex name of the younger Michal:
up Saul to be king: for he is turned a Sena 50 And the name of Saul's wife was back from following me, P and hath not Ahinoam, the daughter of Ahimaaz: and performed my commandments. And it psk is to the name of the captain of his host was grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the + Abner, the son of Ner, Saul's uncle. LORD all night. 51 ° And Kish was the father of Saul; 12 And when Sainuel rose early to
I Or, fongke.
1. 52. Luke 11. 18.
en. 185 & 19 12 14
! Or, wrought mightily. mch. 15. 3
nch. 31. 2. 1 Chron. 8. 33
+ Heb. Aliner. och. g. 11