1 Samuel (aka I Kings)
This section of the Catholic Bible contains the complete content of the Book of 1 Samuel with numbers, chapters and text of individual verses from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible. Free, online access to study passages and verses contained in the chapters and verses of the Book of 1 Samuel for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons. Click the links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of 1 Samuel:
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Brief Overview of 1 Samuel - The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible
The content of 1 Samuel according to the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible scriptures contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible Scriptures:
- 1 Samuel is book number 9 in the Old Testament of the Catholic Bible and grouped with the Books referred to as the Historical Books. It contains 31 chapters.
- The books of Samuel and of Kings were originally divided by translators into four books called the "Books of the Kingdom"
- The 4 books of Samuel were then included in the Books of Kings but then changed in modern Bible versions to the "First" and "Second" Books of Samuel.
- Bible Scriptures from 1 Kings and 2 Kings are called by the Hebrews the books of Samuel, because they contain the history of Samuel
- The authors of the books of Samuel were believed to be Samuel, Gad, and Nathan.
- The summary of 1 Samuel contains the history of Eli, Samuel, Saul and of David in exile. The reign of David is detailed in 2 Samuel
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Short Summary of 1 Samuel - The Bible Stories of 1 Samuel taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of 1 Samuel taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in 1 Samuel together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of 1 Samuel from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this summary of 1 Samuel
- 1 Samuel is the first of two historical books which details Israelís rise from a group of tribes to a united nation
- Hannah, the mother of Samuel, leaves him in the care of the priests and Samuel grows up to become a great prophet of Israel
- The anointing of the first king of Israel, Saul, by the prophet, Samuel
- Saul sins and is rejected by God
- David and Goliath - David, a young shepherd, kills the Philistine Goliath, a nine-foot giant, with a simple slingshot
- Saul is jealous of his bravery and tries to kill him so David goes into hiding
- Saul then dies and Samuel chooses David as his successor
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in 1 Samuel
- The reign of King David is detailed in 2 Samuel
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of 1 Samuel. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of 1 Samuel is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
The Book of 1 Samuel
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