1 Samuel 13:13 CEB

13 "How stupid of you to have broken the commands the LORD your God gave you!" Samuel told Saul. "The LORD would have established your rule over Israel forever,

Study tools for 1 Samuel 13:13

  • a 13:1 - LXXL; Syr <i>twenty-one</i>; MT lacks a number; 13:1 is omitted in LXXB.
  • b 13:1 - Part of the number is missing in MT (<i>… and two years</i>) and all ancient witnesses. Acts 13:21 says Saul ruled forty years, as does Josephus (<i>Ant</i>. 6.14.9 [378]), though Josephus also says Saul ruled twenty years (<i>Ant</i>. 10.8.4 [143]).
  • c 13:3 - Heb <i>shofar</i>
  • d 13:5 - LXX; MT lacks <i>They brought, with them, and to fight Israel.</i>
  • e 13:12 - Or <i>forced myself</i>; Heb uncertain
  • f 13:14 - Or <i>a man loyal to the Lord</i>
  • g 13:15 - LXX; MT lacks much of this verse.
  • h 13:21 - Heb <i>pim</i>, which is two-thirds of a shekel