14 “When you enter the land which the Lord your God is giving you, and you (A)take possession of it and live in it, and you say, ‘(B)I will appoint a king over me like all the nations who are around me,’ 15 you shall in fact appoint a king over you whom the Lord your God chooses. One (C)from among your countrymen you shall appoint as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner over yourselves, anyone who is not your countryman.

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