46 Then Saul gave up the pursuit of the Philistines, and the Philistines returned to their own territory.

Summary of Saul’s Kingship

47 When Saul assumed the kingship over Israel, he fought against all his enemies in every direction: against Moab, the Ammonites,(A) Edom, the kings of Zobah,(B) and the Philistines. Wherever he turned, he caused havoc.[a] 48 He fought bravely, defeated the Amalekites,(C) and rescued Israel from those who plundered them.

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Footnotes

  1. 14:47 LXX reads he was victorious

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