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offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came; and Saul went out to
meet him, that he might salute him.
SA1 13:11 And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul said, Because
I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou camest not
within the days appointed, and that the Philistines gathered themselves
together at Michmash;
SA1 13:12 Therefore said I, The Philistines will come down now upon me
to Gilgal, and I have not made supplication unto the LORD: I forced
myself therefore, and offered a burnt offering.
SA1 13:13 And Samuel said to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast
not kept the commandment of the LORD thy God, which he commanded thee:
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