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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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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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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21 He cried out to the man of God who had come from Judah, “This is what the Lord says: ‘You have defied(A) the word of the Lord and have not kept the command the Lord your God gave you.

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11 So in my anger I gave you a king,(A)
    and in my wrath I took him away.(B)

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