When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab1 and thought, "Surely the LORD's anointed stands here before the LORD."
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."38
Then Jesse called Abinadab4 and had him pass in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either."
Jesse then had Shammah5 pass by, but Samuel said, "Nor has the LORD chosen this one."