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

So Samuel did what the Lord said, and went to Bethlehem. And the elders of the town (A)trembled at his coming, and said, (B)“Do you come peaceably?”

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