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And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? wherefore then speakest thou so to me?

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

9:21 smallest of the tribes. The tribe of Benjamin had been almost obliterated earlier (Judges 20:46-48). However, Saul’s reference to his family was probably false modesty, intended to elicit Samuel’s favor.

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