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1 Samuel 15:2 LEB

2 Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'I have observed what Amalek did to Israel, {how he opposed him} when he went up from Egypt.

References for 1 Samuel 15:2

    • b 15:2 - Literally "what he placed against him in the way"

      Study tools for 1 Samuel 15:2

      • a 15:1 - Literally "listen to the voice of the words"
      • b 15:2 - Literally "what he placed against him in the way"
      • c 15:5 - A valley that is usually dry but contains a stream during the rainy season
      • d 15:6 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
      • e 15:7 - Literally "upon the face of"
      • f 15:8 - Literally "mouth"
      • g 15:9 - Literally "all the good [things]"
      • h 15:11 - Literally "it became hot for Samuel"
      • i 15:18 - The Masoretic Hebrew text reads "they"; LXX, Peshitta, and Targum read "you"
      • j 15:24 - Literally "the mouth of Yahweh"
      • k 15:25 - Literally "so that I can bow down to"
      • l 15:27 - That is, Saul
      • m 15:28 - Literally "the better than you"
      • n 15:30 - That is, Saul
      • o 15:30 - Literally "so that I can bow down to"
      • p 15:31 - Literally "bowed down to"
      • q 15:32 - Or "trembling"; literally "in chains/bonds" (HALOT 609 s.v. 2); the meaning here is uncertain (LXX has "trembling")
      • r 15:32 - Literally "has turned aside"; other English versions follow the LXX and Peshitta and omit "has turned aside," reading "Surely the bitterness of death!"
      • s 15:35 - Literally "did not add to see Saul"