Saul sentence example

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  • See further David, Saul.
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  • Saul and his attendant are invited by the seer-priest Samuel into the banqueting chamber (lishkah) where thirty persons partake of the sacrificial meal.
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  • The young Saul was chosen by lot and gained unanimous recognition by delivering Jabesh in Gilead from the Ammonites.
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  • The heroic figure who stands at the head is Saul (" asked "), and two accounts of his rise are recorded.
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  • It is precisely in Saul's time that the account of the Judaean monarchy, or perhaps of the monarchy from the Judaean standpoint, now begins.
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  • When the narratives describe the life of the young David at the court of the first king of the northern kingdom, when the scenes cover the district which he took with the sword, and when the brave Saul is represented in an unfavourable light, one must allow for the popular tendency to idealize great figures, and for the Judaean origin of the compilation.
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  • After being the popular favourite of Israel in the little district of Benjamin, he was driven away by the jealousy and animosity of Saul.
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  • Yet again, Saul had been chosen by Yahweh to free his people from the Philistines; he had been rejected for his sins, and had suffered continuously from this enemy; Israel at his death was left in the unhappy state in which he had found it; it was the Judaean David, the faithful servant of Yahweh, who was now chosen to deliver Israel, and to the last the people gratefully remembered their debt.
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  • Although the rise of the Hebrew state, at an age when the great powers were quiescent and when such a people as the Philistines is known to have appeared upon the scene, is entirely intelligible, it is not improbable that legends of Saul and David, the heroic founders of the two kingdoms, have been put in a historical setting with the help of later historical tradition.
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  • The traditions of the Ephraimite Joshua and of Saul the first king of (north) Israel virtually treat Judah as part of Israel and are related to the underlying representations in (a).
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  • The warfare which followed was like that which Saul and David waged against the Philistines.
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  • Tradition Introduc= made him a descendant of the ancient nobles of lion t0 Saul.
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  • But this passage is the sequel to the rejection of Saul in xv., and Samuel's position agrees with that of the late writer in vii., viii.
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  • Saul's daughter Michal loved him; and her father, whose jealousy continued to increase, resolved to put the young captain on a perilous enterprise, promising him the hand of Michal as a reward of success, but secretly hoping that he would perish in the attempt.
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  • When the time came for Saul to fulfil his promise, Merab was given to Adriel of Abel-Meholah (perhaps an Aramaean).
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  • The circumstances of the final outburst of Saul's hatred, which drove David into exile, are not easily disentangled.
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  • Its aim is to paint Saul's character as black as possible.
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  • A plan was arranged by which Jonathan should draw from the king an expression of his feelings, and a tremendous explosion revealed that Saul regarded David as the rival of his dynasty, and Jonathan as little better than a fellow-conspirator.
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  • Forced to flee by the treachery of the very men whom he had succoured, he lived for a time in constant fear of being captured by Saul, and at length took refuge with Achish king of Gath and established himself in Ziklag.
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  • At length, in the second year, he was called to join his master in a great campaign against Saul.
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  • The Philistines for once directed their forces towards the plain of Jezreel (Esdraelon) in the north; and Saul, forsaken by Yahweh, already gave himself up for lost.
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  • Meantime Saul had fallen in battle, and northern Israel was in a state of chaos.
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  • The embassy threw out a hint, - their lord was dead and David himself had been anointed king over Judah; but the relation between Jabesh-Gilead and Saul had been a close one, and it was not to be expected that its eyes would be turned upon the king of Judah when Saul's son was installed at the not distant Mahanaim.
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  • The interest of the narratives is now directed away from the Philistines to the decaying fortunes of Saul's house.
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  • These chapters bring him farther north, and they commence by depicting David as a man of Bethlehem, high in the court of Saul, the king's son-in-law, and a popular favourite with the people.
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  • The evidence has obviously some bearing upon the history of Saul, as also upon the intercourse between Judah and Benjamin which David's early history implies.
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  • There were men of stronger build than the weak Ishbaal and the crippled son of Jonathan, the survivors of Saul's house, and it is only to be expected that David's first care must have been to cement the union of the north and south.
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  • This same magnanimity towards the survivors of Saul's house has left its mark upon many of the narratives, and helps to a truer understanding of the stories of his early life.
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  • Thus it was quite in keeping with the romantic attachment between David and Saul's son Jonathan that when he became king of Israel he took Jonathan's son Meribbaal under his care (ix.).
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  • The Gibeonites demanded the latter, and five sons of Merab (the text by a mistake reads Michal) and two sons of Saul's concubine were sacrificed.
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  • According to the prevailing traditions, Saul at his death had left North Israel disunited and humiliated.
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  • The generous elevation of David's character is seen most clearly in those parts of his life where an inferior nature would have been most at fault, - in his conduct towards Saul, in the blameless reputation of himself and his band of outlaws in the wilderness of Judah, in his repentance under the rebuke of Nathan and in his noble bearing on the revolt of Absalom.
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  • An attempt on the part of Saul to exterminate the clan is mentioned in 2 Sam.
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  • Shiloh disappears from history; neither Saul nor even Samuel, whose youth had been spent with it, takes any further thought of it.
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  • Some years before his death, which took place in 461, Patrick resigned his position as bishop of Armagh to his disciple Benignus, and possibly retired to Saul in Dalaradia, where he spent the remainder of his life.
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  • The place of his burial was a matter of dispute in early Ireland, but it seems most likely that he was interred at Saul.
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  • It is an Haggadic revision of the Biblical history from Adam to the death of Saul.
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  • This means very much, though his modesty led him to call in the aid of his friend Saul to cope with the new and expanding situation (25 f.).
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  • Samuel is a local seer consulted by Saul, and is bidden by Yahweh to see in the youth the future ruler.
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  • See further David; Samuel, Books Of; Saul.
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  • The hostility of the "sons of Zeruiah" towards the tribe of Benjamin is characteristically contrasted with David's own generosity towards Saul's fallen house.
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  • But there is no historical continuity between the two situations, and the immediate prelude to the achievements of Saul and Jonathan is lost.
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  • Commencing abruptly (after some Benjamite genealogies) with the death of Saul, the history becomes fuller and runs parallel with the books of Samuel and Kings.
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  • The books of Samuel centre round the names of Samuel, Saul and David.
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  • For Saul, see I Sam.
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  • It is in any case evident that the accession of Jehu and Athaliah must be brought down from 884 to 842 B.C.; and this will involve, naturally, a corresponding reduction of the dates of the previous kings of both kingdoms, and of course, at the same time, of those of Solomon, David and Saul.
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  • There are some fundamental divergencies in the representations of the traditions of both David and Saul (qq.v.), and there is indirect and 1 Cf.
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  • With the prophets it is quite otherwise; they appear not individually but in bands; their prophesying is a united exercise accompanied by music, and seemingly dance-music; it is marked by strong excitement, which sometimes acts contagiously, and may be so powerful that he who is seized by it is unable to stand, 2 and, though this condition is regarded as produced by a divine afflatus, it is matter of ironical comment when a prominent man like Saul is found to be thus affected.
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  • More than this hardly lies in the expression "a divine spirit" (a'r5K min), which is used not only of the prophetic afflatus but of the evil frenzy that afflicted Saul's later days.
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  • In the vicinity of the town are remnants of the monastery of Saul, a foundation ascribed to St Patrick, and of Inch Abbey (1180), founded by Sir John de Courcy.
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  • Jephthah, one of the Israelite "judges," delivered Gilead from Ammon, who resumed the attack under its king Nahash, only to be repulsed by Saul.
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  • To the first great kings, Saul and David, are ascribed conquests over Moab, Ammon and Edom.
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  • Doubtless they, like other peoples, had their simple proverbs, embodying their general observations of life; a couple of these have been preserved in the Old Testament: " Is Saul also among the Prophets?"
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  • The interest of the narratives clings around north Judah and Benjamin, and more attention is given to the rise of the Judaean dynasty, the hostility of Saul, and the romantic friendship between his son Jonathan and the young David of Bethlehem.
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  • The account of his steps contains details touching Judah and its relation to Israel which cannot be reconciled with certain traditions of Saul and the Ephraimite Joshua.
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  • It combines amid diverse material a hero of Bethlehem and rival of Saul with the idea of a conqueror of this district; it introduces peculiar traditions of the ark and sanctuary, and it associates David with Hebron, Calebites and the wilderness of Paran 3 The books of Samuel and Kings have become, in process of compilation, the natural sequel to the preceding books, but the conflicting features and the perplexing differences of standpoint recur elsewhere, and the relationship between them suggests that similar causes have been operative upon the compilation.
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  • Accordingly King Saul "ate no bread all the day nor all the night" in which the witch of Endor revealed to him the ghost of Samuel.
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  • The book is said to have inspired Voltaire's Saul.
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  • The tradition thus finds an analogy in the Israelite "judges" before the time of Saul and David.
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  • Spinoza received his first training under the senior rabbi, Saul Levi Morteira, and Manasseh ben Israel, a theological writer of some eminence whose works show considerable knowledge of philosophical authors.
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  • It was not the Old Testament saints, however, but only sinners and malefactors like Cain, Esau and Saul, who obeyed his summons.
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  • Saul and Barnabas equally are separated for a certain missionary work by imposition of hands with prayer and fasting, and are so sent forth by the Holy Ghost.
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  • But points of resemblance between Joshua the invader and Saul the founder of the (north) Israelite monarchy gain in weight when the traditions of both recognize the inclusion or possession of Judah, and thus stand upon quite another plane as compared with those of David the founder of the Judaean dynasty.
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  • The Hebrew text in this passage, as emended by the LXX and in this form generally accepted, runs as follows: "And Saul said: ` O Jehovah, God of Israel, why dost Thou not answer Thy servant to-day?
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  • And the lot fell upon Saul and Jonathan, and the people escaped.
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  • And Saul said: ` Cast (the lot) between me and Jonathan my son, and on whomsoever Jehovah shall cause the lot to fall let him die.'
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  • Aquitaine bordered upon Mussulman Spain; the Avars of Hungary threatened Bavaria with their tireless horsemen; beyond the Elbe and the Saul the Slays were perpetually at war with the Saxons, and to the north of the Eider were the Danes.
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  • Three lines of interest are to be recognized: (a) that naturally taken by Israel (the northern kingdom) in the history of its first king, Saul; (b) the leading position of the prophets in the political and religious events; and (c) the superiority of the Judaean dynasty, a feature of paramount importance in the study of a book which has come ultimately through Judaean hands.
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  • Thus, the saying " Is Saul also among the prophets?"
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  • The episode, with the interview between Saul and Samuel, and with its interesting attitude to Saul and to the prophets, was evidently unknown to the writer of xv.
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  • Other and more profound differences relating to the rise of the monarchy (§ 2), the career of Saul (§ 3) and David's conquest of Jerusalem (§ 4) represent irreconcilable historical background.
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  • The first part of the book is concerned with Samuel and Saul.
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  • This summary gives a picture of Saul's ability and position which differs so markedly from the subsequent more extensive narratives of David's history that its genuineness has sometimes been questioned; nevertheless it is substantiated by the old poem quoted from the Book of Jashar in 2 Sam.
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  • Here, however, much complication arises from the combination of traditions of distinct origin: independent records of Saul having been revised or supplemented by writers whose interest lay in David.
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  • Little old tradition of Saul is preserved.
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  • Yet another account of Saul's rejection is found in xiii.
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  • But the incident was evidently unknown to the author of chap. xv., and in this subordination of the history of Saul to that of David, in the reshaping of writings by specifically Judaean hands, we have a preliminary clue to the literary growth of the book.
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  • Barnes, Chron., p. 104), it is surely difficult, on historical grounds, to reconcile David's recurring fights with the Philistines with his subsequent escape from Saul to Achish of Gath (xxvii.; already anticipated in xxi.
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  • David has realized Saul's hatred; but Jonathan scarcely credits it, although in xix.
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  • These stories are, in fact, of a stamp with the detailed narratives already noticed (§ 3), and they conflict with the fragmentary traditions of David's steps to Jerusalem as seriously as the popular narratives of Saul conflicted with older evidence.
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  • The persistent emphasis upon such features as the rejection of Saul, his enmity towards David, the latter's chivalry, and his friendship for Jonathan, will partly account for the present literary intricacies; and, on general grounds, traditions of quite distinct origin (Calebite or Jerahmeelite; indigenous Judaean; North Israelite or Benjamite) are to be expected in a work now in post-exilic form.'
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  • David's history is handled independently of Saul in I Sam.
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  • In general, it appears that those narratives wherein the histories of Saul and David are combined-very much in the favour of the latterwere originally distinct from those where (a) Saul's figure is more in accord with the old poem from the Book of Jashar, and (b) where David's victories over prehistoric giants and his war like movements to Jerusalem pave the way for the foundation-from a particular Judaean standpoint-of his remarkably long dynasty.
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  • It may be conjectured that there was an original literary connexion between the two which has been broken by the insertion of traditions relating to Samuel and Saul. ?
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  • The Philistines had come up to make war against Saul and, as the rival camps lay opposite each other, this warrior came forth day by day to challenge to single combat.
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  • Paul seems to have altogether abandoned his old name of Saul.
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  • Therefore, it became a proverb; so, is Saul also among the prophets?
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  • In 1971, the professional agitator, Saul Alinsky wrote Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals.
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  • At the age of thirteen he wrote a cantata, " Saul and the Witch of Endor ", which as privately printed.
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  • Now, in the first and only comprehensive history of this bitter controversy, Saul Cornell proves conclusively that both sides are wrong.
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  • What was so foolish about this that God would now dethrone Saul and find a different king?
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  • In a famous elegy David lamented Jonathan's death, with Saul, in battle on Mt.
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  • What elegies can be compared with the pathos of David's lament over Jonathan and his bitter enemy Saul?
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  • The only cavalry representative was Thomas Wilfred Saul of the 15 th hussars.
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  • And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.
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  • Ye can dae whit ye lyke wi me â ye canna dae skaith til ma Saul.
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  • Ye can DAE whit ye lyke wi me â ye canna dae skaith til ma saul.
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  • The chief members of the Ibn Tibbon family were (I) JUDAH BEN SAUL (1120-1190), who was born in Spain but settled in Lunel.
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  • The first account, although now essential to the canonical history, clearly gives a less authentic account of the change from the " judges " to the monarchy, while the second is fragmentary and can hardly be fitted into the present historical thread (see Saul).
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  • David accomplished the conquests of Saul but on a grander scale; " Saul hath slain his thousands and David his tens of thousands " is the popular couplet comparing the relative merits of the rival dynasts.
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  • In this and in many other respects the records of the first monarchy have been elaborated and now reveal traces of differing conceptions of the events (see DAN; David; ELI; Samuel; Saul; Solomon).
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  • The inferiority of Chronicles as a historical source and its varied examples of " tendency-writing " must be set against its possible access to traditions of contact with those of Saul in i Samuel, and the relation is highly suggestive for the study of their growth, as also for the perspective of the various writers.
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  • Where it follows the chapters in Samuel it is important for textual and other critical problems, but it omits narratives in which it is not interested (David's youth, persecution by Saul, Absalom's revolt, &c.), and adds long passages (David's arrangements for the temple, &c.) which reflect the views of a much later age than David's.
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  • His vengeance on the Amalekite who slew Saul - the account is a doublet of r Sam.
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  • A disastrous famine ravaged the land for three long years, and when Yahweh was consulted the reply came that there was " blood upon Saul and upon his house because he put the Gibeonites to death."
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  • But the stories of conflicts in a much larger area than the few cities in the immediate neighbourhood of Jerusalem (see above) can scarcely be read with the numerous narratives which recount or imply relations between the young David of Bethlehem and Saul or the Israelites.
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  • The typical example of such a state is that of the Jews till the establishment of the kingship under Saul (see JEws).
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  • The appearance of the nebhiim in the time of Samuel was, it would seem, as is explained in the article Hebrew Religion, one manifestation of the deep pulse of suppressed indignant patriotism which began to beat in the hearts' of the nation in the age of Philistine oppression, and this fact explains the influence of the movement on Saul and the interest taken in it by Samuel.
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  • Care is taken to record the transference of secular power and of Yahweh's favour from Saul to David, and David accomplishes more successfully or on a larger scale the achievements ascribed to Saul.
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  • At all events, Benjamin claimed the honour of providing the great king of Israel whose heroic deliverance of Jabesh-Gilead is referred to elsewhere (see Saul), and it is noteworthy that the tribe only now attain historical importance.
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  • Saul himself appears to be represented as an inexperienced youth) is the centre of the narrative (see xiii.
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  • This is analogous to the Judaean adaptation of the prophetical treatment of Saul's life, and it also reflects certain priestly rivalries (see Levites).
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  • Samuel-A prophet and high priest of Israel who anointed kings, including Saul and David, in the name of God.
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  • Additionally, Saul was a king anointed by Samuel, but who eventually disobeyed God and went insane.
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  • Bloom grew up believing that Harry Saul Bloom was his father, but after Harry Bloom's death, Sonia Bloom revealed to her son that his father was actually family friend Colin Stone.
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  • The first account of it in England was from Mr Saul, of Washington, who sent specimens of it to The Garden in 1880.
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  • Of this shrub Mr John Saul, of Washington, U.S.A., has written: "Large bushes in my nursery were covered with flowers of the purest snow-white.
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  • The history of the company is more interesting than most: it was founded by father and son, Saul and Bruce Katz.
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  • What was all the more remarkable was that Saul and Bruce sold this amazing new footwear from the back of a van.In 1985, the company started manufacturing the ProWalker.
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  • The Final Five are: Ellen and Saul Tigh, Sam Anders, Galen Tyrol and the President's executive aid Tory.
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  • The Final Five are Colonel Saul Tigh, his wife Ellen, Chief of the Deck Galen Tyrol, President's Chief Aide Tory Foster and Ensign Samuel Anders.
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  • Kim and Saul Paul Sirag can provide details.
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  • War veteran and friend to Bill Adama, Saul Tigh serves as Galactica's executive officer.
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  • The lifeand-death struggle between Israel and the Philistines in the reign of Saul called forth under Samuel's leadership a new order of " men of God," who were called " prophets " or divinely inspired speakers.'
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  • It is significant that Saul in his last unavailing struggle against the overwhelming forces of the Philistines sought through the medium of a sorceress for an interview with the deceased prophet Samuel.
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  • We also read of the " evil spirit " that came upon Saul.
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  • Much of the life of Saul is obscure, and this too, it would seem, because tradition loved rather to speak of the founder of the ideal monarchy than of his less successful rival.
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