1 Samuel: Israel's First King [or download in RTF format] A Bible text and commentary on the book of 1 Samuel. The man, be he sovereign or subject, who labours in such peaceful pursuits as tend to develop the intelligence and material resources of a country, is a far greater benefactor of the race than all the despots who have ever cursed the world with their combativeness. Many would be willing, no doubt, to serve Him if they only might do it in their own way. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on 1 Samuel 7:12. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/1-samuel-12.html. Samuel testifies his integrity. Used by Permission. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/1-samuel-12.html. ), Let those tempted to depart from the Lord remember the answer of Christian to Apollyon, when the latter sought to persuade him to turn back, and forsake his Lord: “O thou destroying Apollyon, to speak truth, I like his service, his wages, his servants, his government, his company, and country, better than thine; and, therefore, leave off to persuade me further: I am his servant, and I will follow him.”. The book of 1 Samuel records a major change from the time of the judges to *Israel’s first king. Some account of Elkanah and his two wives, Peninnah and Hannah, Sa1 1:1, Sa1 1:2.His annual worship at Shiloh and the portions he gave at such times to his wives, Sa1 1:3-5.Hannah, being barren, is reproached by Peninnah, especially in their going up to Shiloh; at which she is sorely grieved, Sa1 1:6, Sa1 1:7.Elkanah comforts her, Sa1 1:8. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Let the motto of the German soldier be yours, inmer vorwarts (ever forward). "And Samuel said unto all Israel, Behold, I have hearkened unto your voice in all that ye said unto me, … 1 Samuel: Bible Study and Commentary. 1832. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". ” So David sent by his servants to console him concerning his father. 2 Samuel 12-14. 1. 2 The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". .—The English Version has missed the point of the original Hebrew of this passage. (1-3) Jonathan’s proposal. (1Sa 1-31) Bible Introductions - 2 Samuel (No. ) "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". If ye will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God: Then, … — Heb. 2 And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of 1 Samuel. Sunday Sermon. Buy: Play: 01-30-13 2 Samuel 15-17. BibliographyGill, John. Scripture Second Samuel chapters 10 to 12 describe David’s battle with the Ammonites. The Septuagint adds, And he will deliver you. 31 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa. The Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul — Which came upon him when he was first made king, and continued with him till this time, but which God now took away, depriving him of that prudence, courage, and alacrity, and other gifts wherewith he had qualified him for his public employment. Buy: Play: 10-28-12 Sinfulness Of Prayerlessness 1 Samuel 12:16-25. 1 Samuel 12:14 If ye will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God: Ver. 1. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/1-samuel-12.html. Read 1 Samuel 14 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. 10 s After this the king of the Ammonites died, and Hanun his son reigned in his place. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/1-samuel-12.html. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Third, this is the first of three times in 1 Samuel when God speaks to the Israelites through Samuel concerning the evil of demanding a king (see also 10:17-19; 12:6-18). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/1-samuel-12.html. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". Israel was to stand in awe of the Lord and submit to Him (Deut. But Samuel had not himself abdicated the office of Judge, though his sons were associated with him as helpers. I have been your leader from my youth until this day. (16-25) Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:1-5 (Read 1 Samuel 12:1-5) Samuel not only cleared his own character, but set an example before Saul, while he showed the people their ingratitude to God and to himself. 1 Samuel 12:14 If you will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both you and also the king that reigns over you continue following the LORD your God: We see that God will help His faithful ones, and he is our best source of help. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. Man’s duty is simply to do as God tells him, neither adding to nor diminishing the Divine rule. (1-3) Samuel talks about his leadership over Israel. Samuel, having challenged a review of his public life, received a unanimous testimony to the unsullied honor of his personal character, as well as the justice and integrity of his public administration. See the insightful remarks by Stephen B. Chapman, 1 Samuel as Christian Scripture: A Theological Commentary (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016), 87-89, to which I am indebted. and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord; break it, and thereby exasperate him, and provoke him to wrath and bitterness: then shall both ye, and also the king that reigneth over you, continue following the Lord your God; the Targum is,"after the worship of the Lord your God;''which was their duty to do, and is expressed in the preceding clauses; and this therefore is rather a promise of some benefit and privilege to their duty, and to encourage them to it, since it stands opposed to the threatening of punishment in the next verse; and the words in the original are, "then shall ye &c. be after the Lord your God" (l): that is, though they had in effect rejected the Lord from being their King, by asking and having one; yet notwithstanding, if they and their king were obedient to the commands of the Lord, he would not cast them off; but they should follow him as their guide, leader, and director, and he would protect and defend them as a shepherd does his sheep that follow after him; so Jarchi takes it to be a promise of long life and happiness to them and their king,"ye shall be established to length of days, both ye and the king.''. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. BibliographyWesley, John. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". For the new initiative with Samuel, see especially Walter Brueggemann, First and Second Samuel: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Lousville: John Knox, 1990), 27-28. 2 And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons [are] with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day. “For some days past,” said an eminent servant of God, “I have been unusually harassed by temptations of various kinds, and am often led to inquire, ‘Why am I thus?’” So it is still: the Christian soldier is not only drilled and equipped, he is also placed in the field, and his qualities tried. 1905. Then, &c. — Hebrew, then shall ye be (that is, walk, or go) after the Lord; that is, God shall still go before you, as he hath hitherto done, as your leader or governor, to direct, protect, and deliver you; and he will not forsake you, as you have given him just cause to do. Acts 18 gives us If ye will fear the Lord, and serve him, and obey his voice,.... All worship and service of God, and obedience to his word and ordinances, should spring from fear and reverence of him; and therefore the whole of worship, both external and internal, is sometimes expressed by the fear of the Lord: and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord; break it, and thereby exasperate him, and provoke him to wrath and bitterness: then shall both ye, and also the king that reigneth over you, continue following the Lord your God; the Targum is,"after the worship of the Lord your God;'which was their duty to do, and is expressed in the preceding clauses; and this therefore is rather a promise of some benefit and privilege to their duty, and to encourage them to it, since it stands opposed to the threatening of punishment in the next verse; and the words in the original are, "then shall ye &c. be after the Lord your God"F12היי־תאם־אחר יהוה "eritis post Dominum", Pagninus, Montanus, Tigurine version, Piscator. Many of us would rather choose to climb the mountain side than plod along, steadily and wearily, miles of level road. then shall-ye-be, (that is, walk, or go) after the Lord; that is, God shall still go before you, as he hath hitherto done, as your leader or governor, to direct, protect, and deliver you; and he will not forsake you, as you have given him just cause to do. 1859. 1 Samuel 13 Chapter 12 We left the general assembly of the states together, in the close of the foregoing chapter; in this chapter we have Samuel’s speech to them, when he resigned the government into the hands of Saul, in which, I. 1 Samuel 8-11. Buy: Play: 11-07-12 1 Samuel 15. A similar unfinished sentence will be found in St. Luke 19:42, where the apodosis is left to be supplied. Notes: 1. BibliographyScofield, C. I. “If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” This is but an expansion by the Saviour of the warning advice of Samuel. 24 “Only fear the LORD and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you” (1 Samuel 12:24). Heb. 1 Samuel 12 – Samuel’s Speech at Saul’s Coronation A. 1 Samuel 14 – Victory Over the Philistines A. Jonathan’s adventure in faith. . Samuel, Saul and David. I have been your leader from my youth until this day. He says in plain terms, Thou art the man. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/1-samuel-12.html. Now Samuel said to all Israel: “Indeed I have heeded your voice in all that you said to me, and have made a king over you. Sin produces two overall effects: First, because of the breach of trust, it creates division between us and God (Isaiah 59:1-2). If Saul hears it, he will kill me.” 1 Samuel 16 New King James Version (NKJV) David Anointed King. The story of Samuel begins with, funnily enough, the birth of Samuel. 1 Samuel 12:14. The Biblical Illustrator. Verse by Verse Bible Study… Of the Lord, causing him to look upon you and treat you with indignation. As for me, I am old and gray, and my sons are here with you. The birth-narrative of the prophet Samuel is found at 1 Samuel 1–28. (l) "eritis post Dominum", Pagninus, Montanus, Tigurine version, Piscator. v1 The boy Samuel served the *Lord. Joseph Benson's Commentary. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". Samuel appears to have deliberately mentioned his own name along with those of the other judges who were sent by God, that he might show the people in the most striking manner (1 Samuel 12:12) that they had no reason whatever for saying to him, "Nay, but a king shall reign over us," as soon as the Ammonites invaded Gilead. And Samuel - There is nothing improper or out of place in Samuel mentioning his own judgeship. If ye will fear the Lord, etc. 1 samuel chapter 23 summary. After being raised by the priest Eli in temple, Samuel becomes God's number one prophet. Verse by Verse Bible Study. Study the bible online using commentary on 1 Samuel 14 and more! The passage in Hebrews 11:32 is quite as favorable to the mention of Samuel here as to that of "Samson," which some propose to read instead of "Samuel.". And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran. . The story of Samuel begins with, funnily enough, the birth of Samuel. Then shall ye be (i.e. ... 1Sa 12:14. 1 Kings (1 Samuel) Chapter 1. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). It is not the high enterprise He desires, so much as the quiet, continuance in well-doing. Written by Helen Pocock. It had supplied a remarkable instance of God's deliverance 1 Samuel 7:12-15; and, as it was the last as well as one of the very greatest deliverances, it was natural he should do so. For example, as children of God we see something that Israel had forgotten. Reid. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". Let us always be ready and prepared for him. 2. 1999. It is not enough--though it is something--to begin well. For example, as children of God we see something that Israel had forgotten. 1 Samuel 31 New International Version (NIV) Saul Takes His Life. But “Memory soon, of service done, deserteth the ingrate.” They had a pretext, it is true, in the bad conduct of Samuel’s sons, and of this they failed not to take advantage. Samuel’s Farewell Speech 1 Samuel said to all Israel, “I have listened to everything you said to me and have set a king over you. 1 Samuel Summary One King to Rule them All? Keith Simons. 1 Samuel 12 – Samuel’s Speech at Saul’s Coronation A. It should run, “If ye will fear the Lord, &c., . 11 And the LORD sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and ye dwelled safe. 1 Samuel 12:14 14 “ a If you will fear the Lord and serve Him, and listen to His voice and not rebel against the 1 command of the Lord , then both you and also the … Samuel asks the people if he has defrauded anyone, taken a … Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. (1-3) Samuel talks about his leadership over Israel. (Calmet) --- Septuagint, "and do not contend with the mouth," or against the orders of the Lord, which cannot fail to excite his displeasure. Buy: Play: 10-31-12 1 Samuel 12-14. Both ye and also the king — There was no necessary evil in their having a king, and if both king and subjects reverence God, the nation shall be as prosperous and happy as ever. Copyright StatementThese files are considered public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available in the Online Bible Software Library. There was also in their demand a spirit of rebellion against the order of governors God Himself had set over them, and a spirit of inordinate ambition and pride in desiring to be like the rest of the nations round about them. 1 Samuel 12:14 14 If you will p fear the Lord and serve him and obey his voice and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord , and if both you and the king who reigns over you will follow the Lord your God, it will be well. It has been said that one reason (perhaps the chief one) why the late Emperor of Brazil was dethroned by his own subjects, was because he was a man of peaceful pursuits and tastes, fond of literature, science and art, and the society of learned men. 1865-1868. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/1-samuel-12.html. For I have [] provided Myself a king among his sons.”. 12 And when ye saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, ye said unto me, Nay; but a king shall reign over us: when the LORD your God was your king. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of 1 Samuel. 1 Samuel 12:14 Context. Commentary on 2 Samuel 12:1-14 (Read 2 Samuel 12:1-14) God will not suffer his people to lie still in sin. 1 Samuel 31 New King James Version (NKJV) The Tragic End of Saul and His Sons. Verse by Verse Bible Study. Relief and Salvation There are several lessons for us in this part of history. Samuel, Saul and David. “Its masterfully told stories have captured the imagination of readers for millennia” (19). Browse Sermons on 1 Samuel 24:1-12. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. The Apostle Paul spent eighteen months there on his Second Missionary Journey and established a church there. And Samuel said unto all Israel, Behold, I have hearkened unto your voice in all that ye said unto me, … 1 Samuel said to all Israel, “I have listened to everything you said to me and have set a king over you. It would be difficult to overestimate the importance of this passage for both Jews and Christians. (Menochius) --- If you prove faithful under this new form of government, though it be less agreeable to God, he will still protect you. 2 And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel. And the Philistines killed Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua, Saul’s sons. Samuel, with mournful earnestness, would drive home to the hearts of the people and their new king the great truth that the past, full of sin and sorrow, was forgiven—that even their present act, which seemed to border on ingratitude to that Mighty One who deigned to concern Himself with the interests of this fickle people, would bring no evil consequences in its track, if only the people and their king would in the future obey the glorious voice of the Eternal. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for 1 Samuel 11:14. Inducements to evil there will be in plenty. 1 Samuel 16:14. As for me, I am old and gray, and my sons are here with you. BibliographyTrapp, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/1-samuel-12.html. "Scofield Reference Notes on 1 Samuel 12:14". Home Blog 1 samuel chapter 23 summary 02/12/2020. Bible Introductions - 1 Samuel (No. ) 1 And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. 1874-1909. Israel’s obedience and service to God is spoken of as the result of God’s grace, not its cause. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. 1 Samuel 12:14 "If ye will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God:" “Fear the Lord”: A reminder of (Joshua 24:14). 2 And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day. For the new initiative with Samuel, see especially Walter Brueggemann, First and Second Samuel: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Lousville: John Knox, 1990), 27-28. Abner, the commander of Saul's army, made Ishbaal, Saul's son, king of Israel—resulting in warfare between Israel If you weren’t here with us last week, you missed out on the introduction of a new game show that’s sweeping the nation at the speed of…molasses: Before and After. Browse Sermons on 1 Samuel 7:12. This was a glorious testimony to the justice, integrity, and humanity of the prophet’s rule. Having equipped the vessel of the State, and arranged and settled the new form of government, he assembled all the people at Gilgal, that he might give them some counsels, cautions, and warnings as to the future. (14) If ye will fear the Lord . "Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:14". Sunday, December 13, 2020 Lesson Text: John 1:29-42 King James Version (KJV) I. JOHN THE BAPTIST’S PROCLAMATION CONCERNING JESUS (John 1:29-31) 29. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/1-samuel-12.html. 2 Now you have a king as your leader. The *prophets also wrote accounts of events. 1905-1909. 1 Samuel 12:14 New International Version (NIV) 14 If you fear the Lord and serve and obey him and do not rebel against his commands, and if both you and the king who reigns over you follow the Lord your God—good! 1 Samuel 12:13–25 13 And now n behold the king whom you have chosen, for whom you have asked; behold, o the Lord has set a king over you. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/1-samuel-12.html. The clamour for a king showed deep ingratitude to Samuel, after all he had done for them, and all the evils he had saved them from. Commentary on 2 Samuel 7:1-14a View Bible Text . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-samuel-12.html. Samuel said unto all Israel--This public address was made after the solemn re-instalment of Saul, and before the convention at Gilgal separated. Eli the priest led him. ', Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/1-samuel-12.html. Keith Simons. New International Version (NIV) 1685. Sometimes this phrase of going after the Lord, signifies a man's obedience to God; but here it is otherwise to be understood, and it notes not a duty to be performed, but a privilege to be received upon the performance of their duty; because it is opposed to a threatening denounced in case of disobedience, in the next verse. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". (2Sa 1-24) Bible Introductions - 1 Kings (No. ) But, in our ignorance and blindness, and presumption, we are for superseding or improving God’s plan. 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