1 Samuel 16:6-9 NIV

6 When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab1 and thought, "Surely the LORD's anointed stands here before the LORD."

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7 But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance,2 but the LORD looks at the heart."3

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8 Then Jesse called Abinadab4 and had him pass in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either."

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9 Jesse then had Shammah5 pass by, but Samuel said, "Nor has the LORD chosen this one."

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