1 Samuel 10:20–21—Was Saul chosen by God, by the people, or by casting a lot?

Problem: The Bible says Saul was chosen by the people (1 Sam. 8:19), by the Lord (1 Sam. 9:17; 10:24), and by casting a lot (1 Sam. 10:20–21). Which was it?

Solution: All three are true. Since the people demanded of God a king, He granted their request and guided their choice of Saul by means of casting a lot. Proverbs 16:33 declares that “the lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord” (cf. Acts 1:26).

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