The Books Of Samuel

1st Samuel

The book of 1st Samuel is a historical narrative that records the history of Israel during the period of transition from the judges to the monarchy. It is named after Samuel, the prophet and judge who anointed the first two kings of Israel, Saul and David.

The book is divided into two main parts: the first part focuses on the life of Samuel, while the second part centers on the reigns of Saul and David. Through the stories of these three key figures, the book highlights the importance of obedience to God and the consequences of disobedience.