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1 Samuel 28:19

Overview - 1 Samuel 28
Achish puts confidence in David.
Saul having destroyed the witches,
and now in his fear forsaken of God,
has recourse to a witch;
who, encouraged by Saul, raises up Samuel.
15 Saul hearing his ruin, faints.
21 The woman and his servants refresh him with meat.
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1 Samuel 28:19  (King James Version)
Moreover the LORD will also deliver Israel with thee into the hand of the Philistines: and to morrow shalt thou and thy sons be with me: the LORD also shall deliver the host of Israel into the hand of the Philistines.
 


the Lord
12:25 31:1-6 1 Kings 22:20 1 Kings 22:28

and to-morrow
There is considerable diversity of opinion, both among learned and pious men, relative to this appearance to Saul. But the most probable opinion seems to be, that Samuel himself did actually appear to Saul, not by the power of enchantment, but by the appointment and especial mercy of God, to warn this infatuated monarch of his approaching end, that he might be reconciled with his Maker. There is not the smallest intimation of chicanery or Satanic influence given in the text; but on the contrary, from the plain and obvious meaning of the language employed, it is perfectly evident that it was Samuel himself, {Shemooel hoo,} as it is expressed in ver
14. Indeed the very soul of Samuel seems to breathe in his expressions of displeasure against the disobedience and wickedness of Saul; while the awful prophetic denunciations which accordingly came to pass, were such as neither human nor diabolical wisdom could foresee, and which could only be known to God himself, and to those to whom he chose to reveal them.
Exodus 9:18 ; Jeremiah 28:16 Jeremiah 28:17 ; Daniel 5:25-28 ; Matthew 26:24 ; Acts 5:5 Acts 5:9 Acts 5:10
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