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1 Samuel Chapter 21

David went into hiding, in order to escape the hand of king Saul. Saul desired to kill David, because others gave him honor, which Saul felt were greater than his own honors. 958 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 20

David was forced to run away from his home and his wife, because king Saul desired to kill him. His wife, the daughter of Saul, helped him to escape. 2,535 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 19

King Saul had loved David as a young man, but that had changed as David had grown into strong and wise leader of Saul’s army. When the people began to give greater praises to David, Saul became jealous and desirous to destroy him. 1,771 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 18

David defended Israel and had fought and killed Goliath, the giant who fought as the champion for the Philistine army. Once Goliath had been slain, the Israelites were able to have victory over their enemy. 2,326 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 17

The Israelites were in an ongoing fight against the Philistines. Saul was the acting king of Israel, but he no longer had the support of the Lord or His spirit. 3,289 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 16

Saul, who had been the chosen leader of Israel, was called and sustained by the Lord. Then, the power he held began to get the better of him. 2,099 more words

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1 Samuel Chapter 15

Saul has been king of Israel for a couple of years at this point. In pride, he had tried to assume the duties of the priesthood, and his actions had been rejected by the Lord. 2,405 more words

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