Sentence Examples

  • Samuel's great defeat of the Philistines leads to " peace between Israel and the Amorites " (I Sam.
  • (2) The eldest son of Saul, who, together with his father, freed Israel from the crushing oppression of the Philistines (I Sam.
  • External danger from a foreign foe, such as Midian or the Philistines, at once brought into prominence the claim and power of Yahweh, Israel's national war-god since the great days of the exodus.
  • It was the religious expression of the unity of Israel which the life and death struggle with the Philistines had gradually wrought out.
  • The lifeand-death struggle between Israel and the Philistines in the reign of Saul called forth under Samuel's leadership a new order of " men of God," who were called " prophets " or divinely inspired speakers.'

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