|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 13:15 (King James Version)
And Samuel arose, and gat him up from Gilgal unto Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul numbered the people that were present with him, about six hundred men.
- The LXX. have, "Samuel arose and went away from Gilgal, and the remainder of the people went up along with the men of war after Samuel from Gilgal to Gibeah of Benjamin." This is probably the true reading; for it does not appear that Samuel went to Gibeah, which was Saul's usual residence; and the Hebrew copyist, as Dr. Wall observes, seems to have missed a line, and added to the sentence concerning Samuel, that which ended the sentence concerning Saul
- One MS. instead of Samuel, in the beginning of the sentence, reads Saul.
- Hebrew found. about six.
- 1 Samuel 13:2 1 Samuel 13:6 1 Samuel 13:7 ; 14:2