The Amalekites are wicked people, and these people need to be destroyed. They deserve to die because of what they did to us when Israel got out of Egypt. Now go destroy everyone and everything.Anoint Saul to be king to lead Israel into battle.
“I am the one the Lord sent to anoint you king over his people Israel. listen now to the message from the Lord. This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt. Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy all that belongs to them. Do not spare them."
2 “What then is this bleating of sheep in my ears? What is this lowing of cattle that I hear?”
1 “The Lord bless you! I have carried out the Lord’s instructions.”
"The Lord anointed you king over Israel.18 And he sent you on a mission, saying, ‘Go and completely destroy those wicked people, the Amalekites; wage war against them until you have wiped them out. Why did you not obey the Lord? "
“But I did obey the Lord.”
“Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice.
“I have sinned. I violated the Lord’s command and your instructions. I was afraid of the men and so I gave in to them."