The Remorse of Saul

Image credit: Bridgend County Borough Council

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The Remorse of Saul is the consequence in the Bible of disobeying God. Saul was about to engage in battle with the philistines. As the tensions mounted, many of the Israelites found themselves cowering in caves, afraid. Through the prophet Samuel, God had instructed Saul to wait for seven days before engaging in battle. Saul decided to do otherwise through his impatience and he was punished by God because of it.

Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Council Offices



The Remorse of Saul


exhibited 1906


oil on canvas


H 158 x W 138 cm (E)

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inherited from the former Maesteg Urban District Council by the former Ogwr Borough Council and by Bridgend County Borough Council from them

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Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Council Offices

Talbot Street, Maesteg, Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) CF34 9BY Wales

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