1 Samuel 16:1 NAS

Samuel Goes to Bethlehem

1 Now the LORD said to Samuel, "1How long will you grieve over Saul, since 2I have rejected him from being king over Israel? 3Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to 4Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have 5selected a king for Myself among his sons."

References for 1 Samuel 16:1

Study tools for 1 Samuel 16:1

  • a 16:3 - Lit "say to you"
  • b 16:7 - So with Gr; Heb He does "not" see "what man sees"
  • c 16:9 - In 2 Sam 13:3, "Shimeah;" in 1 Chr 2:13, "Shimea"
  • d 16:11 - Lit "take"
  • e 16:21 - Lit "stood before him"
  • f 16:21 - Lit "he"