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1 Samuel 16:3-7

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 16

3 And you shall invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will let you know what you shall do; and you shall anoint for Me the one whom I designate to you.' 4 So Samuel did what the LORD told him, and he came to Bethlehem. Then the elders of the city came trembling to meet him and said, 'Do you come in peace?' 5 And he said, 'In peace; I have come to sacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice.' He also consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.
6 When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, 'Surely the LORD’S anointed is standing before Him.' 7 But the LORD said to Samuel, 'Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God does not see as man sees, since man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.'
King James Version

Chapter 16

3 And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will shew thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee. 4 And Samuel did that which the LORD spake, and came to Bethlehem. And the elders of the town trembled at his coming, and said, Comest thou peaceably? 5 And he said, Peaceably: I am come to sacrifice unto the LORD: sanctify yourselves, and come with me to the sacrifice. And he sanctified Jesse and his sons, and called them to the sacrifice.
6 And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him. 7 But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 16

3 Then invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will let you know what you are to do. You are to anoint for me the one I indicate to you."
4 Samuel did what the Lord directed and went to Bethlehem. When the elders of the town met him, they trembled and asked, "Do you come in peace? "
5 "In peace," he replied. "I've come to sacrifice to the Lord. Consecrate yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice." Then he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice. 6 When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and said, "Certainly the Lord's anointed one is here before him."
7 But the Lord said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or his stature because I have rejected him. Humans do not see what the Lord sees, for humans see what is visible, but the Lord sees the heart."
New Living Translation

Chapter 16

3 Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you which of his sons to anoint for me.'
4 So Samuel did as the LORD instructed. When he arrived at Bethlehem, the elders of the town came trembling to meet him. 'What's wrong?' they asked. 'Do you come in peace?'
5 'Yes,' Samuel replied. 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD. Purify yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice.' Then Samuel performed the purification rite for Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice, too.
6 When they arrived, Samuel took one look at Eliab and thought, 'Surely this is the LORD's anointed!'
7 But the LORD said to Samuel, 'Don't judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The LORD doesn't see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.'
English Standard Version

Chapter 16

3 And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.” 4 Samuel did what the LORD commanded and came to Bethlehem. The elders of the city came to meet him trembling and said, “Do you come peaceably?” 5 And he said, “Peaceably; I have come to sacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves, and come with me to the sacrifice.” And he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.
6 When they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, “Surely the LORD’s anointed is before him.” 7 But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.”
New International Version

Chapter 16

3 Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what to do. You are to anoint for me the one I indicate.'
4 Samuel did what the LORD said. When he arrived at Bethlehem, the elders of the town trembled when they met him. They asked, 'Do you come in peace?'
5 Samuel replied, 'Yes, in peace; I have come to sacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves and come to the sacrifice with me.' Then he consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.
6 When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, 'Surely the LORD's anointed stands here before the LORD.'
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 people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.'
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 16

3 Invitarás a Isaí al sacrificio y yo te mostraré lo que habrás de hacer ; entonces me ungirás a aquel que yo te indique. 4 Samuel hizo lo que el SEÑOR dijo, y fue a Belén. Y los ancianos de la ciudad vinieron a su encuentro temblando y dijeron: ¿Vienes en paz ? 5 Y él respondió: En paz. He venido a ofrecer sacrificio al SEÑOR. Consagraos y venid conmigo al sacrificio. Samuel consagró también a Isaí y a sus hijos y los invitó al sacrificio.
6 Y aconteció que cuando ellos entraron, vio a Eliab, y se dijo: Ciertamente el ungido del SEÑOR está delante de El. 7 Pero el SEÑOR dijo a Samuel: No mires a su apariencia, ni a lo alto de su estatura, porque lo he desechado; pues Dios ve no como el hombre ve, pues el hombre mira la apariencia exterior, pero el SEÑOR mira el corazón.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 16

3 Invitarás a Isaí al sacrificio y Yo te mostraré lo que habrás de hacer; entonces me ungirás a aquél que Yo te indique.”
4 Samuel hizo lo que el SEÑOR dijo, y fue a Belén. Y los ancianos de la ciudad vinieron a su encuentro temblando y dijeron: “¿Vienes en paz?” 5 Y él respondió: “En paz. He venido a ofrecer sacrificio al SEÑOR. Conságrense y vengan conmigo al sacrificio.” Samuel consagró también a Isaí y a sus hijos y los invitó al sacrificio.
6 Cuando ellos entraron, Samuel vio a Eliab, y se dijo: “Ciertamente el ungido del SEÑOR está delante de El.” 7 Pero el SEÑOR dijo a Samuel: “No mires a su apariencia, ni a lo alto de su estatura, porque lo he desechado; porque Dios no ve como el hombre ve, pues el hombre mira la apariencia exterior, pero el SEÑOR mira el corazón.”
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 16

3 Invita a Isaí al sacrificio, y entonces te explicaré lo que debes hacer, pues ungirás para mi servicio a quien yo te diga.
4 Samuel hizo lo que le mandó el SEÑOR. Pero, cuando llegó a Belén, los ancianos del pueblo lo recibieron con mucho temor. ?¿Vienes en son de paz? —le preguntaron.
5 ?Claro que sí. He venido a ofrecerle al SEÑOR un sacrificio. Purifíquense y vengan conmigo para tomar parte en él. Entonces Samuel purificó a Isaí y a sus hijos, y los invitó al sacrificio. 6 Cuando llegaron, Samuel se fijó en Eliab y pensó: «Sin duda que este es el ungido del SEÑOR».
7 Pero el SEÑOR le dijo a Samuel: ?No te dejes impresionar por su apariencia ni por su estatura, pues yo lo he rechazado. La gente se fija en las apariencias, pero yo me fijo en el corazón.
Reina-Valera 1960

Chapter 16

3 Y llama a Isaí al sacrificio, y yo te enseñaré lo que has de hacer; y me ungirás al que yo te dijere. 4 Hizo, pues, Samuel como le dijo Jehová; y luego que él llegó a Belén, los ancianos de la ciudad salieron a recibirle con miedo, y dijeron: ¿Es pacífica tu venida? 5 Él respondió: Sí, vengo a ofrecer sacrificio a Jehová; santificaos, y venid conmigo al sacrificio. Y santificando él a Isaí y a sus hijos, los llamó al sacrificio.
6 Y aconteció que cuando ellos vinieron, él vio a Eliab, y dijo: De cierto delante de Jehová está su ungido. 7 Y Jehová respondió a Samuel: No mires a su parecer, ni a lo grande de su estatura, porque yo lo desecho; porque Jehová no mira lo que mira el hombre; pues el hombre mira lo que está delante de sus ojos, pero Jehová mira el corazón.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 16

3 Y llama a Isaí al sacrificio, y yo te enseñaré lo que has de hacer; y me ungirás al que yo te dijere. 4 Y Samuel hizo como le dijo el SEÑOR; y cuando él llegó a Belén, los ancianos de la ciudad le salieron a recibir con miedo, y dijeron: ¿Es pacífica tu venida? 5 Y él respondió: Sí, vengo a sacrificar al SEÑOR; santificaos, y venid conmigo al sacrificio. Y santificando él a Isaí y a sus hijos, los llamó al sacrificio. 6 Y aconteció que cuando ellos vinieron, él vio a Eliab, y dijo: ¿Por ventura está delante del SEÑOR su ungido? 7 Y el SEÑOR respondió a Samuel: No mires a su parecer, ni a la altura de su estatura, porque yo lo desecho; porque no es lo que el hombre ve. Porque el hombre ve lo que está delante de sus ojos, mas el SEÑOR ve el corazón.