|Overview - 1 Samuel 13|
|1||Saul's select band.|
|3||He calls the Hebrews to Gilgal against the Philistines, whose garrison Jonathan had smitten.|
|5||The Philistines' great host.|
|6||The distress of the Israelites.|
|8||Saul, weary of staying for Samuel, sacrifices.|
|11||Samuel reproves him.|
|17||The three spoiling bands of the Philistines.|
|19||The policy of the Philistines, to suffer no smith in Israel.|
1 Samuel 13:1 (King James Version)
Saul reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel,
- M. 2911. B.C. 1093. An. Ex. Is. 398.
- reigned one year
- Hebrew the son of one year in his reigning.
- This verse is variously interpreted; but probably it only means, according to the Hebrew idiom, that, during the first year nothing remarkable occurred; but after two years, (or in the second year of his reign,) the subsequent events took place.
- Exodus 12:5 ; Micah 6:6 ; *marg: