But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or his stature, because I have rejected him. Man does not see what the Lord sees,[a] for man sees what is visible,[b] but the Lord sees the heart.”(A)

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  1. 1 Samuel 16:7 LXX reads God does not see as a man sees
  2. 1 Samuel 16:7 Lit what is of the eyes

“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind,(A) for the Lord searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought.(B) If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.(C)

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