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Summary of the Book of 1 Samuel - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
The content of the Book of 1 Samuel according to the King James Bible Online (KJV) contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- 1 Samuel is book number 9 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 31 chapters.
- The books of Samuel and of Kings were originally divided by translators into four books called the "Books of the Kingdom"
- The 4 books of Samuel were then included in the Books of Kings but then changed in modern Protestant versions to the "First" and "Second" Books of Samuel.
- The Book of 1 Kings and 2 Kings are called by the Hebrews the books of Samuel, because they contain the history of Samuel
- The authors of the books of Samuel were believed to be Samuel, Gad, and Nathan.
- The summary of 1 Samuel contains the history of Eli, Samuel, Saul and of David in exile.
- Hannah, the mother of Samuel, leaves him in the care of the priests and Samuel grows up to become a great prophet of Israel
- The anointing of the first king of Israel, Saul, by the prophet, Samuel
- Saul sins and is rejected by God
- David and Goliath - David, a young shepherd, kills the Philistine Goliath, a nine-foot giant, with a simple slingshot
- Saul is jealous of his bravery and tries to kill him so David goes into hiding
- Saul then dies and Samuel chooses David as his successor
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in 1 Samuel
- The reign of King David is detailed in 2 Samuel
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