1 Samuel 9:2
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New Living Translation
His son Saul was the most handsome man in Israel--head and shoulders taller than anyone else in the land.

King James Bible
And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a choice young man, and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

Darby Bible Translation
And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

World English Bible
He had a son, whose name was Saul, an impressive young man; and there was not among the children of Israel a better person than he. From his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

Young's Literal Translation
and he hath a son, and his name is Saul, a choice youth and goodly, and there is not a man among the sons of Israel goodlier than he -- from his shoulder and upward, higher than any of the people.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

9:2 Goodly - Comely and personable. Higher - A tall stature was much valued in a king in ancient times, and in the eastern countries.

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1 Samuel 9:3
One day Kish's donkeys strayed away, and he told Saul, "Take a servant with you, and go look for the donkeys."

1 Samuel 10:23
So they found him and brought him out, and he stood head and shoulders above anyone else.

1 Samuel 10:24
Then Samuel said to all the people, "This is the man the LORD has chosen as your king. No one in all Israel is like him!" And all the people shouted, "Long live the king!"

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