Description: The book of Samuel I contains the priestly rule of the house of Eli. Samuel: his origin, activity, and influence. Samuel anoints Saul as the first king of Israel. Saul's experiences and battles. Saul is removed by Samuel. Samuel secretly anoints David as King.
In the book of Samuel II, David assumes the kingdom at Hebron. His preparation for rule over all of Israel. David's rule; his wars, victories, conquests; his private life; the rebellions against him. Nathan and Gad.
Used in English-speaking countries for more than 35 years. Contains a verse-by-verse English translation of the Chumash, as well as a commentary based on the works of classical biblical scholars. This vast work, painstakingly prepared by scholars under the general editorship of Rabbi Abraham Cohen, contains:
the complete Hebrew text
an elegant and lucid verse-by-verse translation
an illuminating commentary digest based on the works of classical scholars
extensive introductions which provide invaluable help in understanding each book's purpose
an index and a bibliography in each volume
With its compact, practical size and distinctive format, this is the most accessible and complete text for all students of the Bible.