1 Samuel 16:7

Overview - 1 Samuel 16
Samuel sent by God, under pretence of a sacrifice, comes to Beth-lehem.
His human judgment is reproved.
11 He anoints David.
15 Saul sends for David to quiet his evil spirit.
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1 Samuel 16:7  (King James Version)
But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.
 


Look not
9:2 1 Samuel 10:23 1 Samuel 10:24 2 Samuel 14:25 ; Psalms 147:10 Psalms 147:11 ; Proverbs 31:30

seeth not
Job 10:4 ; Isaiah 55:8 Isaiah 55:9 ; Luke 16:15 ; 1 Peter 2:4 ; 3:4

looketh
John 7:24 ; 2 Corinthians 10:7 2 Corinthians 10:10

outward appearance
Hebrew eyes. on the heart.
1 Kings 8:39 ; 1 Chronicles 28:9 ; 2 Chronicles 16:9 ; Psalms 7:9 ; 139:2 Proverbs 15:11 ; 16:2
Jeremiah 11:20 ; 17:10 20:12 Acts 1:24 ; Hebrews 4:13 ; Revelation 2:23
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