What does 1 Samuel 15:27 mean?
ESV: As Samuel turned to go away, Saul seized the skirt of his robe, and it tore.
NIV: As Samuel turned to leave, Saul caught hold of the hem of his robe, and it tore.
NASB: Then Samuel turned to go, but Saul grasped the edge of his robe, and it tore off.
CSB: When Samuel turned to go, Saul grabbed the corner of his robe, and it tore.
NLT: As Samuel turned to go, Saul tried to hold him back and tore the hem of his robe.
KJV: And as Samuel turned about to go away, he laid hold upon the skirt of his mantle, and it rent.
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Book Summary:
First Samuel introduces the key figures who led Israel after the era of the judges. The books of 1 and 2 Samuel were originally part of a single text, split in certain translations shortly before the birth of Christ. Some of the Bible’s most famous characters are depicted in this book. These including the prophet Samuel, Israel’s first king, Saul, her greatest king, David, and other famous names such as Goliath and Jonathan. By the end of this book, Saul has fallen; the book of 2 Samuel begins with David’s ascension to the throne.
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