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1 Samuel 15:23 NIV

23 For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, he has rejected you as king.”

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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.