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Unformatted text preview: Promonarchical Saul anointed as king (9:1-10:16)-Saul from the tribe of Benjamin-Saul goes looking for his donkeys-Saul meets Samuel and is anointed king Antimonarchical Saul is chosen as king by lot (10:17-27a)-Samuels repeated warning: Israel has rejected God (19)-This section appears to be a continuation of chapter 8 Promonarchical Saul is acclaimed as king at Gilgal after defeating the Ammonites (10:27b-11:15)-The spirit of God came upon Saul (11:6) Antimonarchical Samuels address (12:1-25)-Brief recounting of Israels history (6-13)-Deuteronomistic emphasis (14-15) The rejection of Saul Why is Saul rejected as king? (2 reasons) 1. In preparing for battle against the Philistines, Saul makes the sacrifice without Samuel (13) Punishment: No dynasty 2. Saul spared King Agag and the sheep and cattle of the Amelekites (15) Punishment: Rejection as king...
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- Spring '11