16 “Tomorrow about this time (A)I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, (B)and you shall anoint him [a]commander over My people Israel, that he may save My people from the hand of the Philistines; for I have (C)looked upon My people, because their cry has come to Me.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 9:16 prince or ruler

21 And Saul answered and said, (A)Am I not a Benjamite, of the (B)smallest of the tribes of Israel, and (C)my family the least of all the families of the [a]tribe of Benjamin? Why then do you speak like this to me?”

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  1. 1 Samuel 9:21 Lit. tribes