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1 Samuel 11 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:1 - Then Nachash the `Ammonite came up, and encamped against Yavesh-Gil`ad: and all the men of Yavesh said to Nachash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:2 - Nachash the `Ammonite said to them, On this condition will I make it with you, that all your right eyes be put out; and I will lay it for a reproach on all Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:3 - The Zakenim of Yavesh said to him, Give us seven days' respite, that we may send messengers to all the borders of Yisra'el; and then, if there be none to save us, we will come out to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:4 - Then came the messengers to Gevah of Sha'ul, and spoke these words in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:5 - Behold, Sha'ul came following the oxen out of the field; and Sha'ul said, What ails the people that they weep? They told him the words of the men of Yavesh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:6 - The Spirit of God came mightily on Sha'ul when he heard those words, and his anger was kindled greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:7 - He took a yoke of oxen, and cut them in pieces, and sent them throughout all the borders of Yisra'el by the hand of messengers, saying, Whoever doesn't come forth after Sha'ul and after Shemu'el, so shall it be done to his oxen. The dread of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out as one man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:8 - He numbered them in Bezek; and the children of Yisra'el were three hundred thousand, and the men of Yehudah thirty thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:9 - They said to the messengers who came, Thus shall you tell the men of Yavesh-Gil`ad, Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you shall have deliverance. The messengers came and told the men of Yavesh; and they were glad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:10 - Therefore the men of Yavesh said, Tomorrow we will come out to you, and you shall do with us all that seems good to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:11 - It was so on the next day, that Sha'ul put the people in three companies; and they came into the midst of the camp in the morning watch, and struck the `Ammonim until the heat of the day: and it happened, that those who remained were scattered, so that no two of them were left together.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:12 - The people said to Shemu'el, Who is he who said, Shall Sha'ul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:13 - Sha'ul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day; for today the LORD has worked deliverance in Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:14 - Then said Shemu'el to the people, Come, and let us go to Gilgal, and renew the kingdom there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:15 - All the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Sha'ul king before the LORD in Gilgal; and there they offered sacrifices of peace-offerings before the LORD; and there Sha'ul and all the men of Yisra'el rejoiced greatly.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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