14 But now your kingdom(A) will not endure; the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart(B) and appointed(C) him ruler(D) of his people, because you have not kept(E) the Lord’s command.”

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16 “The whole assembly of the Lord says: ‘How could you break faith(A) with the God of Israel like this? How could you turn away from the Lord and build yourselves an altar in rebellion(B) against him now?

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23 For rebellion is like the sin of divination,(A)
    and arrogance like the evil of idolatry.
Because you have rejected(B) the word of the Lord,
    he has rejected you as king.”

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24 Then Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned.(A) I violated(B) the Lord’s command and your instructions. I was afraid(C) of the men and so I gave in to them.

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15 But my love will never be taken away from him,(A) as I took it away from Saul,(B) whom I removed from before you.

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13 Saul died(A) because he was unfaithful(B) to the Lord; he did not keep(C) the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium(D) for guidance,

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