10 Then Samuel took a flask(A) of olive oil and poured it on Saul’s head and kissed him, saying, “Has not the Lord anointed(B) you ruler over his inheritance?[a](C)

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  1. 1 Samuel 10:1 Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate over his people Israel? You will reign over the Lord’s people and save them from the power of their enemies round about. And this will be a sign to you that the Lord has anointed you ruler over his inheritance:

24 Samuel said to all the people, “Do you see the man the Lord has chosen?(A) There is no one like(B) him among all the people.”

Then the people shouted, “Long live(C) the king!”

25 Samuel explained(D) to the people the rights and duties(E) of kingship.(F) He wrote them down on a scroll and deposited it before the Lord. Then Samuel dismissed the people to go to their own homes.

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