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Bible Commentaries
1 Chronicles 10

Peake's Commentary on the BiblePeake's Commentary

Verses 1-14

PART II (1 Chronicles 10-29). The Reign of David.

1 Chronicles 10:1-14 . The Death of Saul (see notes on 1 Samuel 31:1-13).

1 Chronicles 10:10 . the house of their gods: altered purposely by the Chronicler instead of “ the house of Ashtaroth” in 1 Samuel 31:10 (LXX Ashtoreth).— his head in the house of Dagon: 1 Samuel 31:10 “ his body to the wall of Beth-Shan.”

1 Chronicles 10:12 . buried: according to 1 Samuel 31:12 the bodies were first burned; this detail was purposely omitted by the Chronicler as such a practice was revolting to him, being against the Law ( cf. Deuteronomy 21:23) excepting as a punishment for grievous forms of sin ( Leviticus 20:14; Leviticus 21:9).

1 Chronicles 10:13 f. An addition by the Chronicler in order to explain why Yahweh’ s anointed came by such a terrible end.— inquired not of the LORD: 1 Samuel 28:6 does not bear this out.

Bibliographical Information
Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 10". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/1-chronicles-10.html. 1919.
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