1 Samuel 9:1-2

Saul Chosen to Be King

1 There was a man of Benjamin whose name was f Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth. 2 And he had a son whose name was Saul, g a handsome young man. There was not a man among the people of Israel more handsome than he. h From his shoulders upward he was taller than any of the people.

  1. Cross References
    1 Samuel 14:51
    Kish was the father of Saul, and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel.
    1 Chronicles 8:33
    Ner was the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab and Eshbaal.
    1 Chronicles 9:39
    Ner fathered Kish, Kish fathered Saul, Saul fathered Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
  2. Cross References
    1 Samuel 8:16
    He will take your male servants and female servants and the best of your young men and your donkeys, and put them to his work.
  3. Cross References
    1 Samuel 10:23
    Then they ran and took him from there. And when he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward.
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