One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a mighty man of valor, a warrior, eloquent and handsome, and the LORD is with him."
Cross References1 Samuel 3:19
And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and He let none of Samuel's words fall to the ground.
1 Samuel 16:17
And Saul commanded his servants, "Find me someone who plays well, and bring him to me."
1 Samuel 16:19
So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep."
1 Samuel 17:12
Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem of Judah who had eight sons in the days of Saul. And Jesse was old and advanced in years.
1 Samuel 17:32
David said to Saul, "Let no man's heart fail on account of this Philistine. Your servant will go and fight him!"
1 Samuel 18:12
So Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with David but had departed from Saul.
1 Samuel 18:14
and he continued to prosper in all his ways, because the LORD was with him.
Chapter Outline1. Samuel sent by God, under pretense of a sacrifice, comes to Bethlehem
6. His human judgment is reproved
11. He anoints David
15. Saul sends for David to quiet his evil spirit
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 17:32-36
2 Samuel 17:8, 10
2 Samuel 14:20
1 Samuel 17:12
1 Samuel 3:19
1 Samuel 10:7
1 Samuel 18:12-14
Genesis 39:2, 23
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