Surely, says Agag, imploringly, the bitterness of death is past.
He thought he could locate the place where Samuel took Agag and hewed him to pieces.
It was not Agag, but Og, the king of Bashan, who had the bedstead of iron.
Saul was commanded to destroy Agag and all his hosts, man and beast.
I know, of course, that when we speak of Ruskin we must walk delicately, like Agag.
In the time of the Judges, who does not know the story of Samuel and Agag?
King Saul obeyed the injunction, save that he spared the life of Agag, the Amalekite king, and some of the finest animals.
The policy pursued was like that of Samuel to the subjects of Agag.
Samuel was as innocent in hewing "Agag in pieces," as is the tree that falls upon the traveler.
Eustace realised that, like Agag, he must “walk delicately.”
flame, the usual title of the Amalekite kings, as "Pharaoh" was of the Egyptian. (1.) A king of the Amalekites referred to by Balaam (Num. 24:7). He lived at the time of the Exodus. (2.) Another king of the Amalekites whom Saul spared unlawfully, but whom Samuel on his arrival in the camp of Saul ordered, in retributive justice (Judg. 1), to be brought out and cut in pieces (1 Sam. 15:8-33. Comp. Ex. 17:11; Num. 14:45).