1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Samuel 15
1 Samuel sendeth Saul to destroy Amalek. 6 Saul favoureth the Kenites. 8 He spareth Agag and the best of the spoil. 10 Samuel denounceth unto Saul, commending and excusing himself, God's rejection of him for his disobedience. 24 Saul's humiliation. 32 Samuel killeth Agag. 34 Samuel and Saul part.
15:3 Now, go, and thou hast smitten Amalek, and devoted all that it hath, and thou hast no pity on it, and hast put to death from man unto woman, from infant unto suckling, from ox unto sheep, from camel unto ass.'
15:4 And Saul summoneth the people, and inspecteth them in Telaim, two hundred thousand footmen, and ten thousand [are] men of Judah.
15:5 And Saul cometh in unto a city of Amalek, and layeth wait in a valley;
15:6 ¶ and Saul saith unto the Kenite, 'Go, turn aside, go down from the midst of Amalek, lest I consume thee with it, and thou didst kindness with all the sons of Israel, in their going up out of Egypt;' and the Kenite turneth aside from the midst of Amalek.
15:7 And Saul smiteth Amalek from Havilahthy going in to Shur, which [is] on the front of Egypt,
15:8 and he catcheth Agag king of Amalek alive, and all the people he hath devoted by the mouth of the sword;
15:9 and Saul hath pityalso the peopleon Agag, and on the best of the flock, and of the herd, and of the seconds, and on the lambs, and on all that [is] good, and have not been willing to devote them; and all the work, despised and wastedit they devoted.
15:11 'I have repented that I caused Saul to reign for king, for he hath turned back from after Me, and My words he hath not performed;' and it is displeasing to Samuel, and he crieth unto Jehovah all the night.
15:12 And Samuel riseth early to meet Saul in the morning, and it is declared to Samuel, saying, 'Saul hath come in to Carmel, and lo, he is setting up to himself a monument, and goeth round, and passeth over, and goeth down to Gilgal.'
15:14 And Samuel saith, 'And what [is] the noise of this flock in mine earsand the noise of the herd which I am hearing?'
15:15 And Saul saith, 'From Amalek they have brought them, because the people had pity on the best of the flock, and of the herd, in order to sacrifice to Jehovah thy God, and the remnant we have devoted.'
15:22 And Samuel saith, 'Hath Jehovah had delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices as [in] hearkening to the voice of Jehovah? lo, hearkening than sacrifice is better; to give attention than fat of rams;
15:27 And Samuel turneth round to go, and he layeth hold on the skirt of his upper robeand it is rent!
15:29 and also, the Pre-eminence of Israel doth not lie nor repent, for He [is] not a man to be penitent.'
15:32 ¶ and Samuel saith, 'Bring ye nigh unto me Agag king of Amalek,' and Agag cometh unto him daintily, and Agag saith, 'Surely the bitterness of death hath turned aside.'
15:34 ¶ And Samuel goeth to Ramath, and Saul hath gone unto his houseto Gibeah of Saul.
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