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1 Samuel 15:1

    1 Samuel 15:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Samuel also said unto Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Samuel also said to Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint you to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore listen you to the voice of the words of the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samuel said unto Saul, Jehovah sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Samuel said to Saul, The Lord sent me to put the holy oil on you and to make you king over his people, over Israel: so give ear now to the words of the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    And Samuel said unto Saul, Jehovah sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    Samuel said to Saul, "Yahweh sent me to anoint you to be king over his people, over Israel. Now therefore listen to the voice of the words of Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samuel said unto Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice the words of the LORD.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 15:1

    Anoint - To rub in; rub on.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 15:1

    The Lord sent me to anoint thee - This gave him a right to say what immediately follows.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 15:1

    The absence of all chronology or note of time is remarkable.