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1 Samuel 14:47-52 NIV

47 After Saul had assumed rule over Israel, he fought against their enemies on every side: Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kingsa of Zobah, and the Philistines. Wherever he turned, he inflicted punishment on them.b

References for 1 Samuel 14:47

    • ‹ 14:47 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint "king"
    • Œ 14:47 - Hebrew; Septuagint "he was victorious"
      48 He fought valiantly and defeated the Amalekites, delivering Israel from the hands of those who had plundered them.

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      Saul’s Family

      49 Saul’s sons were Jonathan, Ishvi and Malki-Shua. The name of his older daughter was Merab, and that of the younger was Michal.

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      50 His wife’s name was Ahinoam daughter of Ahimaaz. The name of the commander of Saul’s army was Abner son of Ner, and Ner was Saul’s uncle.

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      51 Saul’s father Kish and Abner’s father Ner were sons of Abiel.

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      52 All the days of Saul there was bitter war with the Philistines, and whenever Saul saw a mighty or brave man, he took him into his service.

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      Study tools for 1 Samuel 14:47-52

      • a 14:15 - Or "a terrible panic"
      • b 14:18 - Hebrew; Septuagint "“Bring the ephod.” (At that time he wore the ephod before the Israelites.)"
      • c 14:27 - Or "his strength was renewed" ; similarly in verse 29
      • d 14:41 - Septuagint; Hebrew does not have "“Why … at fault."
      • e 14:47 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint "king"
      • f 14:47 - Hebrew; Septuagint "he was victorious"