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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

1 Samuel 9

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

9:1 mighty (c-34) Gibbor . see Genesis 6:4 wealth. (d-37) Or 'valour.'

Verse 2

9:2 Saul, (e-9) Meaning 'asked for.'

Verse 5

9:5 servant (f-14) Lit. 'young man.' and vers. 22,27.

Verse 7

9:7 servant, (f-6) Lit. 'young man.' and vers. 22,27. if (g-8) Lit. 'behold.' vessels, (h-24) See Genesis 42:25 .

Verse 8

9:8 servant (f-3) Lit. 'young man.' and vers. 22,27.

Verse 10

9:10 servant, (a-6) Lit. 'young man.' and vers. 22,27.

Verse 15

9:15 apprised (b-4) See Ruth 4:4

Verse 20

9:20 all (c-40) Others read 'Whose shall be everything desirable in Israel? Shall it not be thine and all ...?'

Verse 21

9:21 tribe (d-30) Or 'clans;' lit. 'tribes.' see Judges 20:12 .

Verse 27

9:27 now, (a-32) Or 'a moment.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 9". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/1-samuel-9.html. 1857-67.