But the Lord said to Samuel, (A)“Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have [a]refused him. (B)For[b] the Lord does not see as man sees; for man (C)looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the (D)heart.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 16:7 rejected
  2. 1 Samuel 16:7 LXX For God does not see as man sees; Tg. It is not by the appearance of a man; Vg. Nor do I judge according to the looks of a man

“As for you, my son Solomon, (A)know the God of your father, and serve Him (B)with a loyal heart and with a willing mind; for (C)the Lord searches all hearts and understands all the intent of the thoughts. (D)If you seek Him, He will be found by you; but if you forsake Him, He will (E)cast you off forever.

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