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How many times did saul try to kill david?

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11 1 Sam. 18:11 - Saul attempts with a spear.

1 Sam. 18:17,21 - Saul plots such that his enemies are to do away with David using his older daughter and then younger as David goes to battle w/ the Philistines. Being heir to the throne would make David a prime target.

1 Sam. 19:1 - servants ordered by Saul to kill David.

1 Sam. 19:10 - Saul attempts with spear

1 Sam. 19:11 - Saul sends messengers to kill David.

1 Sam. 19:15 - Saul sends messengers to bring David back so he can kill David.

1 Sam. 19:20 - Saul sends messengers to kill David.

1 Sam. 19:21 - Saul sends messengers again. (third time)

1 Sam. 19:22 - Saul goes himself in an attempt.

1 Sam. 23:15 - Saul sought David in the wilderness of Ziph and Horesh.

1 Sam. 26:2 - Saul seeks David again in Ziph.

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10 times

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Several times or 3times

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As Saul tried to kill David a few times God protected him. and David when he had a chance to kill Saul he spared his

Saul tried several times to kill David.

Saul wanted to kill David, because he was getting jelous of David, who was his son Jonathan's big friend.

Traditional chronology states that David was fleeing from Saul for about one-and-one-half years. See also:More about King DavidWhy didn't David kill Saul?

David would not kill Saul because he was God's anointed king.

Saul tries to kill David with a spear and while David is sleeping.

Simply because Saul was trying to kill David.

King Saul became jealous of David and tried to kill him. Saul and his soldiers chased David all over the country and David went into hiding.

Saul wanted to kill David, as he saw that David was getting more popular each day.

Saul tried to get rid of David and anyone who supported him. See 1 Samuel ch.19-27.

No, he actively opposed it.See also:What sin did Saul commit that resulted in his rejection as King?Why did Saul turn against David?Why didn't David kill Saul?

He saved him from Saul (Jonathon's dad) As he was trying to kill him. He had to escort him out into a cave. David never saw him after this as he died in war with Saul.

17 years King Saul chased david

Saul of the Old Testament who knew David is a different person to the man Saul who was renamed Paul in the New Testament. They lived many years apart. St. Paul is the Saul of the New Testament not the King in the Old Testament.

Saul was jealous of David to the degree it became a blind rage. In 1 Sam 18:7 people danced singing "Saul has killed his thousands, and David his ten thousands". This infuriated Saul who wanted to kill David. Saul was also afraid of David because the Lord was with David and not him (1 Sam 18:12).

Saul and David are similar because they were both kings and both male. they are different because David was a great person and everybody liked him and nobody liked Saul because he was mean and cruel and wanted to kill David.

I Samuel 18:11. David got the clue after this incident!

Saul seemed to realize that God had chosen David as his replacement, but contrary to Saul's belief David never planned any sort of rebellion, only fleeing from Saul when he attacked. In fact, on two occasions David had a chance to kill Saul (once when he was sleeping, once when they were in a dark cave where Saul could not see him) but refused, claiming that Saul was still God's anointed and thus inviolable. When Saul was killed by an Amalekite David had the perpetrator killed.

As Saul had been appointed by God, David believed that it was not his place to act against God's chosen king. God honoured David for his obedience.

Because king Saul was jealous and wanted to kill him.

No. When David showed prowess as a warrior and received acclaim from the people, Saul began to view David as a rival. Saul repeatedly tried to do away with him. David survived on each occasion because God was with him. (1 Samuel 18:6-12, 25; 19:10, 11)

Saul David was born in 1966.

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No. Saul did not kill his son Jonathan.


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