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David Anointed King

16 The Lord said to Samuel, (A)“How long will you grieve over Saul, since (B)I have rejected him from being king over Israel? (C)Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, (D)for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.”

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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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Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, (A)I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel.

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“Now then, tell my servant David, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty says: I took you from the pasture, from tending the flock,(A) and appointed you ruler(B) over my people Israel.(C)

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Yet the Lord God of Israel (A)chose me from all my father's house to be king over Israel (B)for ever. (C)For he chose Judah as leader, and in the house of Judah my father's (D)house, and among my father's sons he took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.

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“Yet the Lord, the God of Israel, chose me(A) from my whole family(B) to be king over Israel forever. He chose Judah(C) as leader, and from the tribe of Judah he chose my family, and from my father’s sons he was pleased to make me king over all Israel.(D)

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