1 Sam 15:8

15:8 Agag. This is either a personal name or a title, like “Pharaoh”; see Num. 24:7; “Agagite” in Esth. 3:1.

all the people. This is not “all” without exception, but all who fell into Saul’s hands (there are later references to Amalekites in 27:8; 30:1, 18). For this limited sense of “all,” cf. 13:7; 31:6.