12 “But when you saw that Nahash(A) king(B) of the Ammonites was moving against you, you said to me, ‘No, we want a king to rule(C) over us’—even though the Lord your God was your king.

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14 But now your kingdom(A) will not endure; the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart(B) and appointed(C) him ruler(D) of his people, because you have not kept(E) the Lord’s command.”

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21 David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, who chose me rather than your father or anyone from his house when he appointed(A) me ruler(B) over the Lord’s people Israel—I will celebrate before the Lord.

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