1 Samuel 18:15

15 When Saul saw how successful he was, he was afraid of him.

Read 1 Samuel 18:15 Using Other Translations

Wherefore when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely, he was afraid of him.
And when Saul saw that he had great success, he stood in fearful awe of him.
When Saul recognized this, he became even more afraid of him.

What does 1 Samuel 18:15 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 18:15

Wherefore when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely,
&c.] So that he could get no advantage against him, and he succeeded and was prosperous in all his enterprises, and was more and more in favour with the people:

he was afraid of him;
lest the time was drawing near that the kingdom should be rent from him, and given to David.

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