But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance,(A) but the Lord looks at the heart.”(B)

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and he will delight in the fear(A) of the Lord.

He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes,(B)
    or decide by what he hears with his ears;(C)

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but with righteousness(A) he will judge the needy,(B)
    with justice(C) he will give decisions for the poor(D) of the earth.
He will strike(E) the earth with the rod of his mouth;(F)
    with the breath(G) of his lips he will slay the wicked.(H)

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15 You judge by human standards;(A) I pass judgment on no one.(B)

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You are judging by appearances.[a](A) If anyone is confident that they belong to Christ,(B) they should consider again that we belong to Christ just as much as they do.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 10:7 Or Look at the obvious facts