1 Samuel 15:2

2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt.

Read 1 Samuel 15:2 Using Other Translations

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I remember that which Amalek did to Israel, how he laid wait for him in the way, when he came up from Egypt.
Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'I have noted what Amalek did to Israel in opposing them on the way when they came up out of Egypt.
This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies has declared: I have decided to settle accounts with the nation of Amalek for opposing Israel when they came from Egypt.

What does 1 Samuel 15:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 15:2

Thus saith the Lord of hosts
Of the celestial host of angels, and of the army of Israel, yea, of all the armies of the earth: this is premised to engage the attention of Saul:

I remember that which Amalek did to Israel;
four hundred years ago:

how he laid wait for him in the way when he came up from Egypt;
in the valley of Rephidim, just before they came to Mount Sinai, and fell upon the rear of them, and smote the feeble, and faint, and weary, see ( Exodus 17:8 ) ( Deuteronomy 25:17-19 )

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