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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

1 Samuel 13

1:1 Ephrathite. (e-34) Or 'Ephraimite,' the Levites being considered as belonging to the tribe in which they lived. see Judges 17:7 .

Verse 1

13:1 ... (e-3) Critics in general suppose a hiatus, from the difficulty there is in translating the present text, which would mean, 'Saul was a year old when he became king.' The whole verse is wanting, in LXX.

Verse 2

13:2 Jonathan (f-28) Meaning, 'The gift of Jehovah.'

Verse 10

13:10 salute (a-29) Lit. 'bless.'

Verse 14

13:14 appointed (b-21) Lit. 'commanded.'

Verse 21

13:21 forks, (c-12) Forks of three prongs.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 13". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/1-samuel-13.html. 1857-67.