New International Version
They went up to the town, and as they were entering it, there was Samuel, coming toward them on his way up to the high place.
King James Bible
And they went up into the city: and when they were come into the city, behold, Samuel came out against them, for to go up to the high place.
Darby Bible Translation
And they went up into the city. As they were coming into the midst of the city, behold, Samuel was coming out towards them, to go up to the high place.
World English Bible
They went up to the city; [and] as they came within the city, behold, Samuel came out toward them, to go up to the high place.
Young's Literal Translation
And they go up in to the city; they are coming in to the midst of the city, and lo, Samuel is coming out to meet them, to go up to the high place;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Come out against them - Met them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 9:13 "As soon as you enter the city you will find him before he goes up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he comes, because he must bless the sacrifice; afterward those who are invited will eat. Now therefore, go up for you will find him at once."
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'Now the Lord had told Samuel In his ear a day before Saul came, saying, 16, To-morrow, about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be captain over My people Israel, that he may save My people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked upon My people, because their cry is come unto Me. 17. And when Samuel saw Saul, the Lord said unto him, Behold the man whom I spake to thee of! this same shall reign over My people. 18. Then Saul drew …
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Meditations Before Dinner and Supper.
1 Samuel 9:13
As soon as you enter the town, you will find him before he goes up to the high place to eat. The people will not begin eating until he comes, because he must bless the sacrifice; afterward, those who are invited will eat. Go up now; you should find him about this time."
1 Samuel 9:15
Now the day before Saul came, the LORD had revealed this to Samuel:
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