1Samuel Chapter 11 (Bible Marathon Day 123)

1Samuel Chapter 11 (Bible Marathon Day 123) Defeat of the Ammonites. 1 * About a month later, Nahash the Ammonite went up and besieged Jabesh-gilead. All the people of Jabesh begged Nahash, “Make a treaty with us, and we will serve you.”a 2 But Nahash the Ammonite replied, “This is my condition for making a… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 11 (Bible Marathon Day 123)

1Samuel Chapter 10 (Bible Marathon Day 123)

1Samuel Chapter 10 (Bible Marathon Day 123) 1 Then, from a flask he had with him, Samuel poured oil on Saul’s head and kissed him, saying: “The LORD anoints you ruler over his people Israel. You are the one who will govern the LORD’s people and save them from the power of their enemies all… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 10 (Bible Marathon Day 123)

1Samuel Chapter 9 (Bible Marathon Day 122)

1Samuel Chapter 9 (Bible Marathon Day 122) Saul. 1 There was a powerful man from Benjamin named Kish, who was the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite.a 2 He had a son named Saul, who was a handsome young man. There was no other Israelite more handsome… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 9 (Bible Marathon Day 122)

1Samuel Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 122)

1Samuel Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 122) Request for a King. 1 * In his old age Samuel appointed his sons judges over Israel.a 2 His firstborn was named Joel, his second son, Abijah; they judged at Beer-sheba. 3 His sons did not follow his example, but looked to their own gain, accepting bribes and… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 122)

1Samuel Chapter 7 (Bible Marathon Day 121)

1Samuel Chapter 7 (Bible Marathon Day 121) 1 So the inhabitants of Kiriath-jearim came for the ark of the LORD and brought it into the house of Abinadab on the hill, appointing his son Eleazar as guardian of the ark of the LORD. Samuel the Judge. 2 From the day the ark came to rest… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 7 (Bible Marathon Day 121)

1Samuel Chapter 6 (Bible Marathon Day 121)

1Samuel Chapter 6 (Bible Marathon Day 121) The Ark Is Returned. 1 The ark of the LORD had been in the land of the Philistines seven months 2 when they summoned priests and diviners to ask, “What shall we do with the ark of the LORD? Tell us what we should send back with it.”… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 6 (Bible Marathon Day 121)

1Samuel Chapter 5 (Bible Marathon Day 120)

1Samuel Chapter 5 (Bible Marathon Day 120) The Ark in the Temple of Dagon. 1 * a The Philistines, having captured the ark of God, transferred it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.b 2 They then took the ark of God and brought it into the temple of Dagon, placing it beside Dagon. 3 When the people… Continue reading 1Samuel Chapter 5 (Bible Marathon Day 120)