1 Samuel 13:11
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"What have you done?" asked Samuel. Saul replied, "When I saw that the men were scattering, and that you did not come at the set time, and that the Philistines were assembling at Mikmash,

King James Bible
And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul said, Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou camest not within the days appointed, and that the Philistines gathered themselves together at Michmash;

Darby Bible Translation
And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul said, Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou didst not come within the days appointed, and that the Philistines were assembled at Michmash,

World English Bible
Samuel said, "What have you done?" Saul said, "Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that you didn't come within the days appointed, and that the Philistines assembled themselves together at Michmash;

Young's Literal Translation
and Samuel saith, 'What hast thou done?' And Saul saith, 'Because I saw that the people were scattered from off me, and thou hadst not come at the appointment of the days, and the Philistines are gathered to Michmash,

1 Samuel 13:11 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Saul said - Here he offers three excuses for his conduct:

1. The people were fast leaving his standard.

2. Samuel did not come at the time, למועד lemoed; at the very commencement of the time he did not come, but within that time he did come.

3. The Philistines were coming fast upon him.

Saul should have waited out the time; and at all events he should not have gone contrary to the counsel of the Lord.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What hast

Genesis 3:13 And the LORD God said to the woman, What is this that you have done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

Genesis 4:10 And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

Joshua 7:19 And Joshua said to Achan, My son, give, I pray you, glory to the LORD God of Israel, and make confession to him...

2 Samuel 3:24 Then Joab came to the king, and said, What have you done? behold, Abner came to you; why is it that you have sent him away...

2 Kings 5:25 But he went in, and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, From where come you, Gehazi? And he said...

Michmash

1 Samuel 13:2,5,16,23 Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel...

1 Samuel 14:5 The forefront of the one was situate northward over against Michmash, and the other southward over against Gibeah.

Isaiah 10:28 He is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron; at Michmash he has laid up his carriages:

Library
The Trial of Saul.
"And Saul said, Bring hither a burnt offering to me, and peace offerings. And he offered the burnt offering."--1 Samuel xiii. 9. We are all on our trial. Every one who lives is on his trial, whether he will serve God or not. And we read in Scripture of many instances of the trials upon which Almighty God puts us His creatures. In the beginning, Adam, when he was first created, was put upon his trial. He was placed in a beautiful garden, he had every thing given him for his pleasure and comfort;
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 13:2
Saul chose three thousand men from Israel; two thousand were with him at Mikmash and in the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan at Gibeah in Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent back to their homes.

1 Samuel 13:5
The Philistines assembled to fight Israel, with three thousand chariots, six thousand charioteers, and soldiers as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Mikmash, east of Beth Aven.

1 Samuel 13:12
I thought, 'Now the Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal, and I have not sought the LORD's favor.' So I felt compelled to offer the burnt offering."

Jump to Previous
Appointed Appointment Assembled Assembling Camest Hadst Michmas Michmash Mustered Philistines Samuel Saul Scattered Scattering Themselves Time Together Within
Jump to Next
Appointed Appointment Assembled Assembling Camest Hadst Michmas Michmash Mustered Philistines Samuel Saul Scattered Scattering Themselves Time Together Within
Links
1 Samuel 13:11 NIV
1 Samuel 13:11 NLT
1 Samuel 13:11 ESV
1 Samuel 13:11 NASB
1 Samuel 13:11 KJV

1 Samuel 13:11 Bible Apps
1 Samuel 13:11 Biblia Paralela
1 Samuel 13:11 Chinese Bible
1 Samuel 13:11 French Bible
1 Samuel 13:11 German Bible

1 Samuel 13:11 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
1 Samuel 13:10
Top of Page
Top of Page