And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal; and there they sacrificed sacrifices of peace offerings before the LORD; and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.
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George Leo Haydock
They made. Septuagint, "and there (again the prophet; Josephus) Samuel anointed Saul king. "The same ceremonies as had been used before, except the casting lots, were here repeated, particularly the solemn anointing, (Salien) whence, in the following chapter, (ver. 3) Saul is styled the anointed. (Menochius)
The Lord. His ark was probably present, and the priest to offer victims. (Salien, the year of the world 2963.)