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And the cook took up the shoulder, and that which was on it, and set it before Saul. And Samuel said, Behold that which is left! set it before you, and eat: for to this time has it been kept for you since I said, I have invited the people. So Saul did eat with Samuel that day.
the shoulder Probably the shoulder was set before Saul, not because it was the best part, but because it was an emblem of the government to which he was now called (See is
1 Samuel 9:6 And he said to him, Behold now, there is in this city a man of God, and he is an honorable man; all that he said comes surely to pass...
Leviticus 7:32,33 And the right shoulder shall you give to the priest for an heave offering of the sacrifices of your peace offerings...
Ezekiel 24:4 Gather the pieces thereof into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.
left. or, reserved
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the cook took up the shoulder, and [that] which [was] upon it, and set [it] before Saul. And [Samuel] said, Behold that which is left! set [it] before thee, [and] eat: for unto this time hath it been kept for thee since I said, I have invited the people. So Saul did eat with Samuel that day.
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1 Samuel Chapter 9 Verse 24
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OT History: 1 Samuel 9:24 The cook took up the thigh (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa)