Melchizedek king of Salem 1 brought out bread and wine. (Now he was the priest of the Most High God.) 2
The sons of Saul were Jonathan, Ishvi, and Malki-Shua. 1 He had two daughters; the older one was named Merab and the younger Michal.
they observed the practices 1 of the nations whom the Lord had driven out from before Israel, and followed the example of the kings of Israel. 2
He issued this edict because 1 a Passover like this had not been observed since the days of the judges; it was neglected for the entire period of the kings of Israel and Judah. 2
They paid 600 silver pieces for each chariot from Egypt, and 150 silver pieces for each horse. They also sold chariots and horses to all the kings of the Hittites and to the kings of Syria. 1
I will do so because these people 1 have rejected me and have defiled 2 this place. They have offered sacrifices in it to other gods which neither they nor their ancestors 3 nor the kings of Judah knew anything about. They have filled it with the blood of innocent children. 4