47 After Saul had assumed rule over Israel, he fought against their enemies on every side: Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kings[a] of Zobah, and the Philistines. Wherever he turned, he inflicted punishment on them.[b] 48 He fought valiantly and defeated the Amalekites, delivering Israel from the hands of those who had plundered them.

Saul’s family

49 Saul’s sons were Jonathan, Ishvi and Malki-Shua. The name of his elder daughter was Merab, and that of the younger was Michal.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 14:47 Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint king
  2. 1 Samuel 14:47 Hebrew; Septuagint he was victorious

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