"I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him. And whoever will not listen to my words that he shall speak in my name, I myself will require it of him."
So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit of leadership, and lay your hand on him. Have him stand before Elazar the priest and the entire assembly and commission him in their presence. He is to stand before Elazar the priest, who will obtain decisions for him by inquiring of the Urim before the LORD. At his command they will come in.
All Israel came together to David at Hebron and said. "We are your own flesh and blood. In the past, even while Saul was king, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns. And the LORD your God said to you, "You will shepherd my people Israel, and you will become their ruler."