Search: Quiz 16 (Fall 2018) For the following questions, one more than one of the choices may be correct. In those cases, one answer is ultimately better than the others. You will receive credit for selecting any of the correct answers but to receive a perfect score of fifteen, you will have to select the answer that most fully or accurately completes the sentence and captures the significance of the question. Name Samuel became a judge because He led the Israelites in battle against the Philistines and brought the Ark of the Covenant back to Shiloh. His mother, Hannah, vowed to Yahweh that she would dedicate a male child to the god. Yahweh called him to be a prophet while he was serving as a priest under Eli's supervision. Hophni and Phineas, the sons of Eli, died in a battle with the Philistines, leaving Eli without descendants. Saul became the king of the Israelites because The sons of Samuel, Joel and Abijah, did not follow in the ways of their father and failed in their roles as judges. The Israelites rejected Yahweh as their king. The Israelites needed a leader who could lead a united Israel against their enemies, especially the Philistines. Saul was the son of "a man of wealth" and "a handsome young man," who "stood head and shoulders above everyone else." Saul lost favor with Yahweh because He offered the burnt offering himself at Gilgal because Samuel had not arrived at the appointed time. He required his soldiers to fast before a battle with the Philistines and suffered defeat because the troops were faint. He failed to destroy all the spoils from the battle against the Amalekites. He lost faith in Yahweh and refused to face Goliath of Gath in battle. Saul was angry with David and disliked him because David mistreated Michael, Saul's daughter. David was more popular among the Israelites and Saul. He wanted his son, Jonathan, to succeed him as king and viewed David as a rival. David attacked the Philistines at Keilah, contrary to the specific orders of Saul, who needed David's help at the battle of Aphek. In the episode of Nabal and Abigail David falls in love with Abigail and makes her is wife along with Ahinoam of Jezreel. David sought to kill Nabal and his family because he supported the Philistines in a battle at Ramah. Nabal refused to provided David and his men with supplies while they were in hiding in the wilderness of Paran. Yahweh killed Nabal to prevent David from committing evil.