-1. Also called SHAUL .King of Edom Genesis 36:37, 38; 1 Chronicles 1:48, 49

-2. King of Israel A Benjamite, son of Kish 1 Samuel 9:1, 2 .Sons of 1 Chronicles 8:33 .His personal

appearance 1 Samuel 9:2; 10:23 .Made king of Israel 1 Samuel 9; 10; 11:12-15; Hosea 13:11 .Lives at

Gibeah of Saul 1 Samuel 14:2; 15:34; Isaiah 10:29 .Defeats the Philistines 1 Samuel 13; 14:46, 52 .Strikes

the Amalekites 1 Samuel 15 .Is reproved by Samuel for usurping the priestly functions 1 Samuel 13:11-14

.Samuel rebukes him for disobedience by not exterminating the Amalekites; the loss of his kingdom is

foretold 1 Samuel 15 .Dedicates the spoils of war 1 Samuel 15:21-25; 1 Chronicles 26:28 .Sends

messengers to Jesse, asking that David be sent to him as a musician and an armor-bearer 1 Samuel 16:17-

23 .Defeats the Philistines after Goliath is killed by David 1 Samuel 17 .His jealousy of David; gives his

daughter, Michal, to David to be his wife; becomes David\'s enemy 1 Samuel 18 .Tries to kill David;

Jonathan intercedes and incurs his father\'s displeasure; David\'s loyally to Jonathan; Saul\'s temporary

remorse; prophesies 1 Samuel 19 .Hears Doeg against Ahimelech, and kills the priest and his family,

pursues David to wilderness of Ziph; the Ziphites betray David to 1 Samuel 23 .Pursues David to En-gedi 1

Samuel 24: 1 -6 .His life spared by David 1 Samuel 24:5-8 . Saul\'s contrition for his bad faith 1 Samuel

24:16-22 .David is again betrayed to, by the Ziphites; Saul pursues him to the hill of Hachilah; his life

spared again by David; his confession, and his blessing upon David 1 Samuel 26 .Kills the Gibeonites;

crime avenged by the death of seven of his sons 2 Samuel 21:1-9 .His kingdom invaded by Philistines;

seeks counsel of the witch of En-dor, who foretells his own death 1 Samuel 28:3-25; 29: 1 .Is defeated, and

is killed with some of his sons 1 Samuel 31 .Their bodies exposed in Beth-shan; rescued by the people of

Jabesh and burned; bones of, buried under a tree at Jabesh 1 Samuel 3 1 ; with 2 Samuel 1 ; 2; 1 Chronicles

10 .His death is a judgment on account of his sins 1 Chronicles 10:13

-3. Of Tarsus


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