And of all my sons, (for the LORD hath given me many sons,) he hath chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.God tells David that the Lord has selected the king's son, Solomon, to succeed his father as king of Israel.
~ King James version ~
Tao anoints no one.
~ possible Taoist alternative ~
Tao makes no distinctions. Tao is available to all with impartiality. Humankind is responsible alone for selecting its own leaders.
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