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1 Samuel 9:15-17 New English Translation (NET Bible)

15 Now the day before Saul arrived, the Lord had told[a] Samuel: 16 “At this time tomorrow I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin. You must consecrate[b] him as a leader over my people Israel. He will save my people from the hand of the Philistines. For I have looked with favor on my people. Their cry has reached me.”

17 When Samuel saw Saul, the Lord said,[c] “Here is the man that I told you about. He will rule over my people.”


  1. 1 Samuel 9:15 tn Heb “uncovered the ear of.”
  2. 1 Samuel 9:16 tn Heb “anoint.”
  3. 1 Samuel 9:17 tn Heb “responded.”
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