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1 Samuel 15:1 CEB

Samuel rejects Saul’s kingship

1 Samuel said to Saul, "The LORD sent me to anoint you king over his people Israel. Listen now to the LORD's words!

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      • a 15:3 - A technique of holy war that often involves total destruction, in which everything that is destroyed is dedicated to the deity who helps in the battle; also in 15:8-9, 15, 18, 20-21.
      • b 15:9 - LXX
      • c 15:9 - LXX; Heb uncertain
      • d 15:13 - LXX adds <i>he was offering entirely burned sacrifices to the LORD, the best of the plunder that he had taken from Amalek. As Samuel approached Saul.</i>
      • e 15:23 - Sym, LXXB; MT <i>evil and idolatry</i>
      • f 15:26 - Or <i>won’t</i>
      • g 15:32 - LXX; Heb uncertain