Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 16:7-17

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1 Samuel 16:7-17

NIV 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, but the LORD looks at the heart." NIV 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, but the LORD looks at the heart." NIV 8 Then Jesse called Abinadab and had him pass in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either." NIV 8 Then Jesse called Abinadab and had him pass in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, "The LORD has not chosen this one either." NIV 9 Jesse then had Shammah pass by, but Samuel said, "Nor has the LORD chosen this one." NIV 9 Jesse then had Shammah pass by, but Samuel said, "Nor has the LORD chosen this one." NIV 10 Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel said to him, "The LORD has not chosen these." NIV 10 Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel said to him, "The LORD has not chosen these." NIV 11 So he asked Jesse, "Are these all the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse answered, "but he is tending the sheep." Samuel said, "Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives." NIV 11 So he asked Jesse, "Are these all the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse answered, "but he is tending the sheep." Samuel said, "Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives." NIV 12 So he sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome features. Then the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him; he is the one." NIV 12 So he sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome features. Then the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him; he is the one." NIV 13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah. NIV 13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah. NIV 14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. NIV 14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. NIV 15 Saul's attendants said to him, "See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. NIV 15 Saul's attendants said to him, "See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. NIV 16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better." NIV 16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better." NIV 17 So Saul said to his attendants, "Find someone who plays well and bring him to me." NIV 17 So Saul said to his attendants, "Find someone who plays well and bring him to me."