Search Tools

And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

25:1 And Samuel died. It was providential that Samuel died after Saul had acknowledged that David would become king (I Samuel 24:20), and there was at least temporary peace between them. Thus all Israel could come together to mourn Samuel.

About the New Defender's Study Bible