|Overview - 1 Samuel 14|
|1||Jonathan goes and miraculously smites the Philistine's garrison.|
|15||A divine terror makes them beat themselves.|
|17||Saul, not staying the priest's answer, sets on them.|
|21||The captivated Hebrews, and the hidden Israelites, join against them.|
|24||Saul's unadvised adjuration hinders the victory.|
|31||He restrains the people from eating blood.|
|35||He builds an altar.|
|37||Jonathan, taken by lot, is save by the people.|
|47||Saul's victories, strength, and family.|
1 Samuel 14:35 (King James Version)
And Saul built an altar unto the LORD: the same was the first altar that he built unto the LORD.
- It is probable that Saul converted the great stone, on which the cattle had been slaughtered, into an altar, on which sacrifices were offered, before the people attempted to proceed any further. This we are told was the first he had built. Samuel, as a prophet and priest, had hitherto erected the altars, but Saul seems to have thought he had sufficient authority to erect one himself, without the prophet, as he had once offered sacrifice without him.
- 1 Samuel 7:9 1 Samuel 7:17 Judges 21:4 ; Hosea 8:14 ; 2 Timothy 3:5
- the same, etc
- Hebrew that altar he began to build unto the