22 Obed the father of Jesse,

and Jesse the father of David.

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31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna,

the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan,(A)

the son of David,

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and Jesse the father of King David.(A)

David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,(B)

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The Branch From Jesse

11 A shoot(A) will come up from the stump(B) of Jesse;(C)
    from his roots a Branch(D) will bear fruit.(E)

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15 the sixth Ozem and the seventh David.

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Samuel Anoints David

16 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you mourn(A) for Saul, since I have rejected(B) him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil(C) and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse(D) of Bethlehem. I have chosen(E) one of his sons to be king.”

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