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1 Samuel 16:8

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

Read 1 Samuel 16:8 Using Other Translations

Then Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.
Then Jesse called Abinadab and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, "Neither has the LORD chosen this one."
Then Jesse told his son Abinadab to step forward and walk in front of Samuel. But Samuel said, “This is not the one the LORD has chosen.”

What does 1 Samuel 16:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Samuel 16:8

Then Jesse called Abinadab
His second son, ( 1 Samuel 17:13 )

and made him pass before Samuel:
that he might take a full view of him:

and he said, neither hath the Lord chosen this;
which he knew by a private suggestion from him.

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