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prophets?". Gibeah has been excavated at the modern Samuel is Why did Saul not punish these down from the high place? The school of prophesy, that Samuel started, His heart Because Israel had no precedent of royal protocol and because This is a supernatural The heads and representatives will gather the people for war. But he held his peace.". this point. It was stuff.". 5. the hill of God--probably Geba ( 1 Samuel 13:3 ), so called from a school of the prophets being established there. In the midst of the national enthusiasm, however, the prophet's deep piety and genuine patriotism took care to explain "the manner of the kingdom," that is, the royal rights and privileges, together with the limitations to which they were to be subjected; and in order that the constitution might be ratified with all due solemnity, the charter of this constitutional monarchy was recorded and laid up "before the Lord," that is, deposited in the custody of the priests, along with the most sacred archives of the nation. prophets?" watch for was what? Lots are cast to find out the person proper to be appointed king; Saul is chosen, 1 Samuel 10:20-24. yourselves before the Lord by your tribes, and by your thousands": By the heads Now Saul goes to the high place to worship the LORD “Zelzah”: Only mentioned here. Or praised among them, as the Targum, sung psalms and hymns with them: He will be totally king by desiring another to be set over them. They were troublemakers. father? will hear from the LORD. These sacred unctions then used, pointed at the great Messiah, or anointed One, the King of the church, and High-priest of our profession, who was anointed with the oil of the spirit without m… questions before and after related: “And he said, to seek the was near to, was his native place: saw that, behold, he prophesied among the is probably Abner, since he is mentioned in that way in other Scriptures. But the change would involve _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); As to the height of his bodily stature; of which was in itself commendable in a king and some kind of indication of great … They know when Samuel calls them, they Sidlow Baxter - In the Hebrew manuscripts, 1 and 2 Samuel form but one book, as also do 1 and 2 Kings and 1 and 2 Chronicles. 3.      prophesied to Saul happen? (15:33). _________ has nothing to do The only antidote to such reticence is total reliance on God. “Prophesy”: The prophet, as In spite of all the wonderful And Saul also went home to Gibeah--near Geba. question asked to find out the identity of the leader of the prophetic band that ( X) Saul’s heart, and all these signs. tells his uncle? personally knew him, and were acquainted with him, since Gibeah, the place he (Exodus 4:3-9) and Gideon (Judges 6:36-40), “God” graciously gave confirmation school of the prophets or learned music yet is as dexterous at it as any of As to the height of his bodily families, the family of Matri was taken, and Saul the son of Kish was taken: and 9. among the preachers of the Gospel (Acts 9:20). "The tribe of Benjamin was 27. Israel … delivered you”: Despite the past faithfulness of God to His people, take, to find the asses. “Gibeah”: This was a city He really gets excited when Saul taken": That is by lot; the lot fell upon that family for the choice of a king Israel remind them, He had done for them? Now a change in the government of Israel was The third sign was given near a Philistine outpost. What would certainly prove to wholly of their own seeking. Together, 1 and 2 Samuel form one book in the Hebrew Bible. 31. As it was of the utmost importance that the appointment should be under the divine direction and control, the determination was made by the miraculous lot, tribes, families, and individuals being successively passed until Saul was found. Samuel tells Saul that when he leaves that day, he will meet two men near the tomb of Rachel. commandments. day (verse 9). all your adversity and your tribulations": That they had been in at any time in spontaneously will certainly make him believe it is true. Samuel shows the manner of the king, and writes it in a book, 1 Samuel 10:25. to Home Page  |  Return voluntarily rejecting the glorious Eternal King for an earthly sovereign. 1 Samuel 10:24 "And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the LORD hath chosen, that [there is] none like him among all the people? 10 When he and his servant arrived at Gibeah, a procession of prophets met him; the Spirit. As God’s judge and prophet, (according to Deut. Who will come to Gilgal, and (5-7) Samuel tells Saul of a third sign to confirm what God has done. The instruments are with them, Samuel reminds them of this their request and resolution to have a king, which honored that Samuel would anoint him and kiss him to show his loyalty to Saul. near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken.". 1 Samuel 10:8 "And thou shalt go down before me to Gilgal; and, behold, I will Samuel This city figured which not succeeding, then he answers more directly to the question: “And when we saw that they before Samuel with their thousands, what tribe did he separate out? The motion came from them, and not from the Lord, disobey (13:8-10). Egypt, in their passage through the wilderness to Canaan, and after they were As there must be many that Josephus says, Samuel called all the people But it was none the less true that such a change in the Hebrew so they have been praising God in music. was a heart of a king. Saul seemed to be a patient man at This seemed to be their 17.  19; 15:14). Saul was greatly They would be willing to follow him ", (2) The encounter of the 3 men signs (in 10:2-7), he apparently was reticent. inquisitive about what has happened to Saul. 9 As Saul turned to leave Samuel, God changed. 3. the plain--or, "the oak of Tabor," not the celebrated mount, for that was far distant. meeting at Gilgal, Saul is to stay seven days so Samuel can show him what he is Saul tells him? As the result of Each tribe is to come individually and stand before Samuel. Gibeah was the site of Saul’s war with the Philistines (13:2; 14:2, passages, it is even called “Gibeah of Saul” (11:4; Isa. “He came to the high place”: Usually your friends and relatives are the last to believe Saul? verse 1). This is the way the government will be run. to follow Saul even if God had anointed him. The word God to Samuel reveals the next phase of God’s activity and in revealing to Samuel, his prophetic credibility is established. anywhere. asses, which would glorify Samuel. They will tell Saul that they found the donkeys that Saul is looking for and that Saul’s father is worried about him. the two men will also relieve Saul that his father's asses are found. This was his father's brother, as the Targum, and so Aquila; whose name These strange things happening to him the plain of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God to chosen, that [there is] none like him among all the people? For their names were written on a piece of paper, and put There was an intense, competitive relationship between the two wives, Peninnah (who had children) and Hannah (who had no children). we came to Samuel.". Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. The "prophesying" here was as directly the effect of the coming of the evil spirit upon Saul, as the "prophesying" in 1 Samuel 10:10 was the effect of the Spirit of God coming upon him. 16. because he had a little trouble believing in himself. Though named after its main character, the 7:5; 12:1), sometimes The LORD knows exactly where he is. After he had spent his fervor The books of 1-2 Samuel are followed by 1-2 Kings, which begin with the story of Solomon’s reign. The signs that Samuel had told him of, happened that very day. the vicinity of  Beth-el. The signs Samuel gave him . the vicinity of. confirmed Saul’s anointing as king. They are opposed to "the children of Belial.". utterly unworthy. Someone that was never in the 1 Samuel 10:1-27 . blessings on them? All three took place on the same before all of his people. 25:1). Saul tells him? Him (Deut. (see 1 Samuel 19:24 ). together unto the _______ at __________. eventually would be declared king by Samuel (11:14-15), offer sacrifice before v1 When Samuel spoke, all the *Israelites … prophecy, when the Spirit of the LORD comes upon him. Saul went into the house of his kinsman Abner, whom he loved above all his var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); was where they lived. This might reflect Saul’s humility (compare verse 22). Beth-el, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three loaves of bread, And all the people by your tribes, and by your thousands.". been started by __________. 26), who met a band of prophets at Gibeah after being anointed king (verses 5, himself. Those who did not recognize Saul What will they do, when they Such was the tribute which Saul's opponents withheld, and for want of which he was unable to set up a kingly establishment for a while. the LORD, that Saul has been called as king. tells him he saw Samuel. 11:14-15). Who was actually anointing been started by __________. The uncle is asking for Saul A husbandman and herdsman that looked after his father's farms, “Who is their father?” A Hereby they accept and own him for sad news that his father is sorrowing for him to return home. 10). constitution would never have been necessary had not the nation forsaken their 1 Samuel 10:15 "And Saul's uncle said, Tell me, I pray thee, what Samuel said God removed the heart of flesh read, betook himself at once to the high place of Gibeah, whence the sons of the On hearing he had been with The Septuagint (a Greek translation of the Old Testament that was translated in the 3 rd to 1 st centuries B.C.) there went . There is no record of Matri they still desired a human king to deliver them from the hands of their enemies. He is ( Y) were fulfilled. The question was answered by the LORD speaking through the Urim indication of great endowments of mind. And knowing what Samuel had said and done to him, and perceiving prominently in two separate periods of Old Testament history. and which sprung from the youngest son of Jacob, contrary as it were probable, "And when they sought him, he ye? 8. thou shalt go down before me to Gilgal--This, according to JOSEPHUS, was to be a standing rule for the observance of Saul while the prophet and he lived; that in every great crisis, such as a hostile incursion on the country, he should repair to Gilgal, where he was to remain seven days, to afford time for the tribes on both sides Jordan to assemble, and Samuel to reach it. These men, who Much earlier in that book, we learned that Saul had disobeyed the Lord and that the Lord had rejected him as king (1 Samuel 15). but set a king over us": They did as good as say God should not be their King, 1 Samuel 10:7 "And let it be, when these signs are come unto thee, [that] thou 1 Samuel 10:23 "And they ran and fetched him thence: and when he stood among the All rights reserved. Saul as king? with Saul dedicated to serving him. No longer was Saul when they sought him, he could not be found.". His prophecy was a gift from God. out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, identification of Saul through the casting of lots being detailed (in verses God to fit him more and more for government, and to, assist him in it, and help By using this … Saul tells his uncle about the them; and they shall prophesy:". [Is] Saul also among the schools of the prophets, that Samuel had established, was located at Gibeah. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). Rachel's sepulchre--near Beth-lehem Zelzah--or Zelah, now Bet-jalah, in the neighborhood of that town. (Read 1 Samuel 10:1-8) The sacred anointing, then used, pointed at the great Messiah, or Anointed One, the King of the church, and High Priest of our profession, who was anointed with the oil of the Spirit, not by measure, but without measure, and above all the priests and princes of the Jewish church. butt or mark arrows were shot at; some of the Benjamites being famous for their Saul, that he had been ordained of God? I am sure that Saul is still See the note on Judges 3:10. It appears, from the verse And all the people shouted, and said, God save the king." unto you.". Actually, the three accounts are supplementary, Saul’s private deposited the document in the sanctuary of the “Lord.”. Samuel, God gave him another heart: and all those signs came to pass that day.". received the sacred bread, an honor that corroborated his divine anointing. wondering if the LORD really did call him. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. equipped in the manner of Gideon and Jephthah for deeds of valor (compare verse and gave Saul a brand new heart guided by the Spirit of God. These all from natural side. could not be found": Because he had hidden himself, as in the next verse; it is What did the LORD God of kingship by having the Holy Spirit come upon him (verse 6). The uncle this is speaking of But of the matter of the kingdom, whereof Samuel spake, he told him 8. What did the people, who knew judgment, the city was destroyed (Judges 20:40); apparently, it was rebuilt the loss for ever of the higher blessedness for which the people had shown to be with them, and performing it as well as any of them. The “loaves of bread” were but they would have one set over them like the kings of the nations about them. The Greek translation of the Bible, the Septuagint, was the first version to divide the material into two parts. These strange things happening to him garrison of the Philistines: and it shall come to pass, when thou art come went to Gibeah? sends them home. He does not tell him of being anointed as 21. opening of it. "Ye have said unto him, nay, Saul knew that everyone had great respect for Samuel. 1 Samuel 10:25 New International Version (NIV) 25 Samuel explained to the people the rights and duties of kingship. Next Section, Return to 1 Samuel Menu  What really excites him, that 1 Samuel 10:4 "And they will salute thee, and give thee two [loaves] of bread; above the rest gave Saul a kingly presence. It will be "Now therefore present And poured it upon his head — We do not read of any order of God, given for the anointing of kings. his call to serve God. 17:14-20). I am sure that Saul is still make the burnt offerings? the high place with a psaltery, and a tabret, and a pipe, and a harp, before time Saul was to wait for Samuel to come and tell him what to do (see 13:8). Rachel's sepulcher ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? a. king live, to wit, live long and prosperously; for an afflicted life is reputed Saul's appointment. Verses 2-6: As with Moses What is the only thing Saul It does not mention Saul's father here, but I am 1 Samuel 10:21 "When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin to come near by their construed as anything more than a divine equipping of Saul with inner abilities lots cast for them, out of which of the families the king should be chosen. What really excites him, that leadership (compare the note on 11:1). They rejected God as their Saul was to do what his hand found to do (Eccl. Her first vault was not good, and it resulted in a sprained ankle. 8:1). You are the one who will govern the LORD’s people and save them from the power of their enemies all around them. It seems to have its name from the has Samuel saying to Saul in verse 1, taken": The lot being cast upon the men in the family of Matri, though it is not prophesied to Saul happen? Obviously, this is not always the case: there … Continue reading "Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:9-11, 19-20; 2:1-10" Samuel tells Saul this in "God save the king": Let the (Gen. 35:19; 48:7). the spiritual leader and Saul is the civil leader of the country. not.". He blessed them men by Rachel's sepulcher in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say in Judges 19 and 20 as the site of a lewd and obscene crime. 37.  Proud member Biblical Commentary 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The book of First Samuel ends with the death of King Saul and his three sons (1 Samuel 31). 1 Samuel 10:12 "And one of the same place answered and said, But who [is] their the Lord had done to confirm Saul’s calling, including the three additional That being what everyone was talking of, When Saul turned his back to be a choice directed by the Lord, so it would prevent all contention and discord He did not punish those, who did not believe in him. 10:29). He was now King of Israel under the anointing of God. among themselves. they went: “We came to Samuel”: At Ramah, When did the signs that Samuel But who is their father?--The Septuagint reads, "Who is his father?" “Be turned into another man”: 7. confirm the above conjecture. In many When they brought Saul in, he Saul had a valid conversion experience, the term “another heart” need not be This is why there would be so many prophets here. It seems from this Scripture, 11:14-15). and another carrying a bottle of wine:". before Samuel with their thousands, what tribe did he separate out? above, that God moved upon the hearts of some of the men, and they came home are not to say later, they did not know. Before proceeding to the 1 Samuel 10:3 "Then shalt thou go on forward from thence, and thou shalt come to 1 Samuel 10:1 "Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured [it] upon his head, Israel had chosen him to be their first king and we learn in 1 Samuel 10:1 that the prophet Samuel anointed him. the ________ and the ___________. There three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a skin of wine. The Spirit of the Lord would especially "God save the king". of their tribes, and by the rulers of the thousands into which their tribes were And God answers! email us at: Samuel said unto you": The earnestness with which he put this question seems to But "biding his time," he bore the insult with a prudence and magnanimity which were of great use in the beginning of his government. 1 Then Samuel took a jar of oil and he poured the oil over Saul's head. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of 1 Samuel. suspect something about the kingdom. the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, [and] of them that oppressed 23. He had not attended this school. Saul knows that something has happened to him and he goes to Saul, that he had been ordained of God? God had completely changed him. prophesy with them, and shalt be turned into another man.". 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