1 Samuel 10:16 CSB

16 Saul told him, "He assured us the donkeys had been found." However, Saul did not tell him what Samuel had said about the matter of kingship.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 10:16

  • a 10:1 - 2 Kg 9:1-3
  • b 10:1 - LXX adds And you will reign over the Lord's people, and you will save them from the hand of their enemies all around. And this is the sign to you that the Lord has anointed you ruler over his inheritance.
  • c 10:2 - Gn 35:19-20
  • d 10:4 - DSS, LXX read wave offerings
  • e 10:5 - Or to Gibeath-elohim
  • f 10:5 - Or governors
  • g 10:6 - 1 Sm 10:10
  • h 10:7 - Lit do for yourself whatever your hand finds
  • i 10:9 - Lit turned his shoulder
  • j 10:9 - Lit God turned to him another heart
  • k 10:12 - Gn 45:8; Jdg 17:10
  • l 10:14 - 1 Sm 9:4-6
  • m 10:19 - Other Hb mss, LXX, Syr, Vg read You said, 'No, you . . .
  • n 10:19 - 1 Sm 8:19
  • o 10:21 - LXX adds And he had the Matrite clan come forward, man by man.
  • p 10:21 - Jos 7:16-18
  • q 10:23 - Lit people, and he was higher than any of the people from his shoulder and up
  • r 10:24 - LXX reads acknowledged and said
  • s 10:24 - 1 Kg 1:25,34,39
  • t 10:25 - 1 Sm 8:11-17
  • u 10:25 - Dt 17:18-20
  • v 10:27 - DSS add Nahash king of the Ammonites had been severely oppressing the Gadites and Reubenites. He gouged out the right eye of each of them and brought fear and trembling on Israel. Of the Israelites beyond the Jordan none remained whose right eye Nahash, king of the Ammonites, had not gouged out. But there were 7,000 men who had escaped from the Ammonites and entered Jabesh-gilead.
  • w 10:27 - Lit gift, and he was like a mute person