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11 And Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all the young men here?” Then he said, “There remains yet the youngest, and there he is, keeping the (A)sheep.”

And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send and bring him. For we will not [a]sit down till he comes here.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 16:11 So with LXX, Vg.; MT turn around; Tg., Syr. turn away

12 So he sent and brought him in. Now he was (A)ruddy, (B)with [a]bright eyes, and good-looking. (C)And the Lord said, “Arise, anoint him; for this is the one!”

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  1. 1 Samuel 16:12 Lit. beautiful

70 (A)He also chose David His servant,
And took him from the sheepfolds;

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71 From following (A)the ewes that had young He brought him,
(B)To shepherd Jacob His people,
And Israel His inheritance.

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