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1 Samuel 15:2-3 NIV

2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt.

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3 Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroya all that belongs to them. Do not spare them; put to death men and women, children and infants, cattle and sheep, camels and donkeys.’ ”

References for 1 Samuel 15:3

    •  15:3 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 8, 9, 15, 18, 20 and 21.

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      • a 15:3 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 8, 9, 15, 18, 20 and 21.
      • b 15:9 - Or "the grown bulls" ; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      • c 15:32 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.