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1 Samuel 9:1 ESV

Saul Chosen to Be King

1 There was a man of Benjamin whose name was 1Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.

References for 1 Samuel 9:1

Study tools for 1 Samuel 9:1

  • a 9:5 - Hebrew young man; also verses 7, 8, 10, 27
  • b 9:8 - A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams
  • c 9:16 - Septuagint adds the affliction of
  • d 9:24 - Hebrew appointed, saying, 'I have invited the people'
  • e 9:25 - Septuagint; Hebrew and he spoke with Saul
  • f 9:26 - Septuagint; Hebrew And they arose early and at the break of dawn