1 Samuel 15:2-3

2Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘I have noted what Amalek did to Israel ain opposing them on the way when they came up out of Egypt. 3Now go and strike Amalek and bdevote to destruction
That is, set apart ( devote) as an offering to the Lord (for destruction); also verses 8, 9, 15, 18, 20, 21
all that they have. Do not spare them dbut kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.’”

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