1 Sam 10:25

10:25 rights and duties of the kingship. A similar expression in 8:9–11 refers to the negative consequences of having a king. Here it means the regulations that a king must follow (Deut. 17:14–20; 2 Kin. 11:12 note).

laid it up before the Lord. See Deut. 31:26; Josh. 24:26.