But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for [a]God does not see as man sees, since man looks at [b]the outward appearance, (A)but the Lord looks at the heart.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 16:7 As in LXX; MT, He does not see what man sees
  2. 1 Samuel 16:7 Lit the eyes; or what is before the eyes