New International Version
He took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, and all his people he totally destroyed with the sword.
King James Bible
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
And he took Agag the king of Amalek alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
World English Bible
He took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
and he catcheth Agag king of Amalek alive, and all the people he hath devoted by the mouth of the sword;
1 Samuel 15:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
From Havilah - to Shur - From Pelusium in Egypt, unto the Red Sea. - Josephus. But Havilah lay eastward from the Red Sea; the Amalekites lay between this and the way to Egypt towards Shur.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Then came the word of the Lord unto Samuel, saying, 11. It repenteth Me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following Me, and hath not performed My commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the Lord all night. 12. And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set him up a place, and is gone about, and passed on, and gone down to Gilgal. 13. And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Water will flow from their buckets; their seed will have abundant water. "Their king will be greater than Agag; their kingdom will be exalted.
1 Samuel 15:20
"But I did obey the LORD," Saul said. "I went on the mission the LORD assigned me. I completely destroyed the Amalekites and brought back Agag their king.
1 Samuel 27:8
Now David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites and the Amalekites. (From ancient times these peoples had lived in the land extending to Shur and Egypt.)
1 Samuel 27:9
Whenever David attacked an area, he did not leave a man or woman alive, but took sheep and cattle, donkeys and camels, and clothes. Then he returned to Achish.
1 Samuel 30:1
David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it,
2 Samuel 8:12
Edom and Moab, the Ammonites and the Philistines, and Amalek. He also dedicated the plunder taken from Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah.
1 Chronicles 4:43
They killed the remaining Amalekites who had escaped, and they have lived there to this day.
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