15 ¶ But the Lord had revealed to Samuel [a]secretly (a day before Saul came) saying,
16 Tomorrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, him shalt thou anoint to be governor over my people Israel, that he may [b]save my people out of the hands of the Philistines; for I have looked upon my people, and their cry is come unto me.
17 When Samuel therefore saw Saul, the Lord answered him, See, this is the man whom I spake to thee of, he shall rule my people.
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