Understanding the Scriptures
|Garrison (vv. 3–4, 23)||Fort|
|Strait (v. 6)||Difficult situation|
|Distressed (v. 6)||Worried|
|Salute (v. 10)||Greet|
|Supplication (v. 12)||Fervent prayer and sacrifice|
|Spoilers (v. 17)||Men assigned to destroy crops, homes, cattle, and so on|
|Smith (v. 19)||Craftsman|
|Goads (v. 21)||Spears|
|Passage (v. 23)||Way to get through the mountains|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A as you study 1 Samuel 13.
If He Could Do It Over Again
Sometimes we wish we could relive a certain situation and choose differently. Rewrite the story in 1 Samuel 13:1–16 so that it tells the story in a way that what Saul did pleased the Lord and Samuel.