1 Samuel 14:35
built: It is probable that Saul converted the great stone, on which the cattle had been slaughtered, into an altar, on which sacrifices were offered, before the people attempted to proceed any further. This we are told was the first he had built. Samuel, as a prophet and priest, had hitherto erected the altars, but Saul seems to have thought he had sufficient authority to erect one himself, without the prophet, as he had once offered sacrifice without him. 1Sa 7:9, 1Sa 7:17, Jdg 21:4, Hos 8:14, 2Ti 3:5 the same: etc. Heb. that altar he began to build unto the Lord Reciprocal: Exo 32:5 - Aaron