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1 Samuel 15:8

    1 Samuel 15:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He took Agag, king of the Amalekites, prisoner, and put all the people to the sword without mercy.

    Webster's Revision

    And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    World English Bible

    He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 15:8

    The saving Agag alive was in direct violation of the devotion to destruction.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 15:8

    15:8 All - Whom he found. Now they paid dear for the sin of their ancestors. They were themselves guilty of idolatry and numberless sins, for which they deserved to be cut off. Yet when God would reckon with them, he fixes upon this as the ground of his quarrel.