11 And Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all the young men here?” Then he said, “There remains yet the youngest, and there he is, keeping the (A)sheep.”

And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send and bring him. For we will not [a]sit down till he comes here.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 16:11 So with LXX, Vg.; MT turn around; Tg., Syr. turn away

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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  1. 1 Samuel 16:12 Lit. beautiful

Now therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts: (A)“I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people, over Israel.

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