Sentence Examples


  • Samuel's great defeat of the Philistines leads to " peace between Israel and the Amorites " (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.'
  • It is significant that Saul in his last unavailing struggle against the overwhelming forces of the Philistines sought through the medium of a sorceress for an interview with the deceased prophet Samuel.