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1 Samuel 8:1

And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Old. Houbigant would translate, "when he was growing old "senesce ret, as he supposes he was now nearly sixty, having judged about twenty-five years, and living another twenty as partner with Saul. (Prol. lxii.) See chap. vii. 15. (Haydock) Judges, as his delegates in the southern parts of the country. (Calmet) Josephus says one of them was stationed at Bethel. (Antiquities vi. 3.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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