Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? wherefore then speakest thou so to me?
That day twenty-five thousand sword-wielding Benjaminites fell in battle, all of them capable warriors.
There is little Benjamin, their ruler, and the princes of Judah in their robes, along with the princes of Zebulun and the princes of Naphtali.
1 Samuel 10:27
But some wicked men said, "How can this man save us?" They despised him and did not even bring him a gift. But Saul said nothing about it.
1 Samuel 15:17
Samuel said, "Is it not true that when you were insignificant in your own eyes, you became head of the tribes of Israel? The Lord chose you as king over Israel.
1 Samuel 18:18
David said to Saul, "Who am I? Who are my relatives or the clan of my father in Israel that I should become the king's son-in-law?"
Then the Lord himself turned to him and said, "You have the strength. Deliver Israel from the power of the Midianites! Have I not sent you?"
When Ephraim spoke, there was terror; he was exalted in Israel, but he became guilty by worshiping Baal and died.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ