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14 but now your kingship shall not endure. The Lord has sought out a man after his own heart[a] to appoint as ruler over his people because you did not observe what the Lord commanded you.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 13:14 After his own heart: i.e., of his choosing, for his purpose. While the verse undoubtedly refers to David, it concerns the Lord’s decision to continue the kingship, even though he has rejected Saul, by selecting the heir to Saul’s throne.

10 that is, take away the kingdom from the house of Saul and establish the throne of David over Israel as well as Judah, from Dan to Beer-sheba.”(A)

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