1 Samuel


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the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

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The original draft of Samuel was supplemented in his view in two stages: First, in what roughly corresponds to 1 Samuel 9-30, the rise and demise of Saul and the rise of David, and in almost all of 2 Samuel, the tales or David's reign (e.
While I disagree strongly with Auld's approach (see my commentary on 1 Samuel in the Word series and my commentaries on 1 and 2 Chronicles in the Hermeneia series), Auld is a major contemporary scholar, and this commentary breaks new ground on many passages, but will also evoke many scholarly debates.
This prophetic record was written a century after the events took place and is featured from the beginning of 1 Samuel through 2 Samuel 8.
In many ways, this story in 1 Samuel is filled with contradictions.
In the process, he repeats a misconception foreshadowed in 1 Samuel 9, that a king must look like a king (tall, handsome, etc.