The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD's anointed is before him.
SA1 16:7 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.
SA1 16:8 Then Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel.
And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.
SA1 16:9 Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath
the LORD chosen this.
SA1 16:10 Again, Jesse made seven of his sons to pass before Samuel.
And Samuel said unto Jesse, The LORD hath not chosen these.
King James Bible