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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26 But Samuel said to him, “I will not go back with you. You have rejected(A) the word of the Lord, and the Lord has rejected you as king over Israel!”

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27 After the time of mourning(A) was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing David had done displeased(B) the Lord.

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Why did you despise(A) the word of the Lord by doing what is evil in his eyes? You struck down(B) Uriah(C) the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed(D) him with the sword of the Ammonites.

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126 It is time for you to act, Lord;
    your law is being broken.(A)

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13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,(A)
    but whoever respects(B) a command is rewarded.(C)

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