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The Best of the OLL No. 31: Samuel anoints Saul the First King of Israel (c. 1,000 B.C.)

This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. A thematic list with links to HTML versions of the texts is available [here](/pages/best-of-the-oll). This is part of First Samuel in the Old Testament which describes how Samuel appoints Saul the first king of Israel and warns the people how their new king will eventually tyrannize them.