The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
SA1 3:18 And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And
he said, It is the LORD: let him do what seemeth him good.
SA1 3:19 And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and did let none
of his words fall to the ground.
SA1 3:20 And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was
established to be a prophet of the LORD.
SA1 3:21 And the LORD appeared again in Shiloh: for the LORD revealed
himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the word of the LORD.
SA1 4:1 And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out
against the Philistines to battle, and pitched beside Ebenezer: and the
Philistines pitched in Aphek.
King James Bible