16 “Tomorrow about this time I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin, (A)and you shall anoint him to be prince[a] over my people Israel. He shall save my people from the hand of the Philistines. (B)For I have seen[b] my people, because their cry has come to me.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 9:16 Or leader
  2. 1 Samuel 9:16 Septuagint adds the affliction of

Saul Anointed King

10 (A)Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head (B)and kissed him and said, “Has not the Lord anointed you to be prince[a] over (C)his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the Lord and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the Lord has anointed you to be prince[b] over his heritage.

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  1. 1 Samuel 10:1 Or leader
  2. 1 Samuel 10:1 Septuagint; Hebrew lacks over his people Israel? And you shall…. to be prince

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