Ben Sira 46:13

13 Samuel was beloved by his Lord; a prophet of the Lord, he established the kingdom and anointed rulers over his people.

Ben Sira 46:13 In-Context

11 The judges also, with their respective names, whose hearts did not fall into idolatry and who did not turn away from the Lord— may their memory be blessed!
12 May their bones send forth new life from where they lie, and may the names of those who have been honored live again in their children!
13 Samuel was beloved by his Lord; a prophet of the Lord, he established the kingdom and anointed rulers over his people.
14 By the law of the Lord he judged the congregation, and the Lord watched over Jacob.
15 By his faithfulness he was proved to be a prophet, and by his words he became known as a trustworthy seer.