Nahash lays siege to Jabesh-Gilead. Saul gathers an army and obliterates Nahash's army. The people take this as evidence of Saul's ability to lead, and appoint him king.
PEOPLE: Nahash - Saul - Spirit of God - יהוה YHVH - Children of Israel - Samuel
PLACES: Jabesh-Gilead - Gibeah - Bezek - Gilgal
RELATED ARTICLES: Ammon - Tribe of Judah
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