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1 Samuel 15:17 NIV

17 Samuel said, “Although you were once small in your own eyes, did you not become the head of the tribes of Israel? The LORD anointed you king over Israel.

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  • a 15:3 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 8, 9, 15, 18, 20 and 21.
  • b 15:9 - Or "the grown bulls" ; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
  • c 15:32 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.