David Anointed King

16 Now the Lord said to Samuel, (A)“How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? (B)Fill your horn with oil, and go; I am sending you to (C)Jesse the Bethlehemite. For (D)I have [a]provided Myself a king among his sons.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 16:1 Lit. seen

12 So he sent and brought him in. Now he was (A)ruddy, (B)with [a]bright eyes, and good-looking. (C)And the Lord said, “Arise, anoint him; for this is the one!”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 16:12 Lit. beautiful

13 Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and (A)the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel arose and went to Ramah.

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