28 And I chose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my Priest, to offer upon my altar, and to burn incense, and to wear an Ephod before me, and (A)I gave unto the house of thy father all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel.

29 Wherefore have you [a]kicked against my sacrifice and mine offering, which I commanded in my Tabernacle, and honorest thy children above me, to make yourselves fat of the firstfruits of all the offerings of Israel my people?

30 Wherefore the Lord God of Israel saith, I said, that thine house, and the house of thy father should walk before me forever: but now the Lord saith, [b]It shall not be so: for them that honor me, I will honor, and they that despise me, shall be despised.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 2:29 Why have you contemned my sacrifices, and as it were trod them under foot?
  2. 1 Samuel 2:30 God’s promises are only effectual to such as he giveth constancy unto, to fear and obey him.

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