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1 Samuel 16:1 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

David Anointed King

16 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.”

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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1 Samuel 16:1 New International Version (NIV)

Samuel Anoints David

16 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.”

New International Version (NIV)

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1 Samuel 17:12 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, named Jesse, who had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.[a]

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:12 Septuagint, Syriac; Hebrew years among men
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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1 Samuel 17:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite named Jesse, who was from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons, and in Saul’s time he was very old.

New International Version (NIV)

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