2 This is what the Lord of Hosts says: 'I witnesseda what the Amalekites did to the Israelites when they opposed them along the way as they were coming out of Egypt.b

References for 1 Samuel 15:2

    • a 15:2 - LXX reads I will avenge
    • b 15:2 - Ex 17:8-16; Nm 24:20; Dt 25:17-19
      3 Now go and attack the Amalekites and completely destroy everything they have. Do not spare them. Kill men and women, children and infants, oxen and sheep, camels and donkeys.' "c

      References for 1 Samuel 15:3

        • c 15:3 - Jos 6:17-21