16:1 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long do you intend to mourn for Saul? I have rejected him as king over Israel. 2 Fill your horn with olive oil and go! I am sending you to Jesse in Bethlehem, 3 for I have selected a king for myself from among his sons.” 4
1 tn That is, Samuel.
2 tc The Lucianic recension of the Old Greek translation includes the following words: “And the Lord said to Samuel.”
3 map For location see Map5-B1; Map7-E2; Map8-E2; Map10-B4.
4 tn Heb “for I have seen among his sons for me a king.”