13 So Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, “(A)Blessed are you of the Lord! I have carried out the command of the Lord.” 14 But Samuel said, “(B)What then is this [a]bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the [b]bellowing of the oxen which I hear?” 15 Saul said, “They have brought them from the Amalekites, for (C)the people spared the best of the sheep and oxen to sacrifice to the Lord your God; but the rest we have completely destroyed.” 16 Then Samuel said to Saul, “Stop, and let me inform you of what the Lord said to me last night.” And he said to him, “Speak!”

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  1. 1 Samuel 15:14 Lit sound
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