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28 [a]and did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to [b]go up unto mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? [c]and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings of the children of Israel made by fire? 29 Wherefore [d]kick ye at my sacrifice and at mine offering, which I have commanded in my habitation, and honorest thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings of Israel my people? 30 Therefore Jehovah, the God of Israel, saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 2:28 Or, And I chose
  2. 1 Samuel 2:28 Or, offer upon
  3. 1 Samuel 2:28 Or, and gave
  4. 1 Samuel 2:29 Or, trample ye upon . . . and upon

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