1 Samuel 11:12-15 NIV

Saul Confirmed as King

12 The people then said to Samuel, "Who1 was it that asked, 'Shall Saul reign over us?' Bring these men to us and we will put them to death."

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13 But Saul said, "No one shall be put to death today,2 for this day the LORD has rescued3 Israel."

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14 Then Samuel said to the people, "Come, let us go to Gilgal4 and there reaffirm the kingship.5"

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15 So all the people went to Gilgal6 and confirmed Saul as king7 in the presence of the LORD. There they sacrificed fellowship offeringsa before the LORD, and Saul and all the Israelites held a great celebration.

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    • a 11:15 - Traditionally "peace offerings"