23 For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
    and presumption is as iniquity and (A)idolatry.
Because (B)you have rejected the word of the Lord,
    (C)he has also rejected you from being king.”

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26 And Samuel said to Saul, “I will not return with you. (A)For you have rejected the word of the Lord, (B)and the Lord has rejected you from being king over Israel.”

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28 And Samuel said to him, (A)“The Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you this day and has given it to a neighbor of yours, who is better than you.

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David Anointed King

16 The Lord said to Samuel, (A)“How long will you grieve over Saul, since (B)I have rejected him from being king over Israel? (C)Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, (D)for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.”

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11 (A)I gave you a king in my anger,
    and (B)I took him away in my wrath.

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