1 Samuel 15:19
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English Standard Version
Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD? Why did you pounce on the spoil and do what was evil in the sight of the LORD?”

King James Bible
Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

American Standard Version
Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of Jehovah, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Why then didst thou not hearken to the voice of the Lord: but hast turned to the prey, and hast done evil in the eyes of the Lord.

English Revised Version
wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of the LORD?

Webster's Bible Translation
Why then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

1 Samuel 15:19 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

When Samuel met him there, Saul attempted to hide his consciousness of guilt by a feigned friendly welcome. "Blessed be thou of the Lord" (vid., Ruth 2:20; Genesis 14:19, etc.) was his greeting to the prophet; "I have set up the word of Jehovah."

1 Samuel 15:19 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fly upon

Proverbs 15:27 He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates gifts shall live.

Jeremiah 7:11 Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, said the LORD.

Habakkuk 2:9-12 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high...

2 Timothy 4:10 For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

didst evil

2 Chronicles 33:2,6 But did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, like to the abominations of the heathen...

2 Chronicles 36:12 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God...

Cross References
1 Samuel 14:32
The people pounced on the spoil and took sheep and oxen and calves and slaughtered them on the ground. And the people ate them with the blood.

1 Samuel 15:20
And Saul said to Samuel, "I have obeyed the voice of the LORD. I have gone on the mission on which the LORD sent me. I have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and I have devoted the Amalekites to destruction.

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