Then Saul sent word to Jesse, saying, "Let David remain in my service, for I am pleased with him."
Cross References1 Samuel 16:21
When David came to Saul and entered his service, Saul admired him greatly, and David became his armor-bearer.
1 Samuel 16:23
And whenever the spirit from God came upon Saul, David would pick up his harp and play, and Saul would become well, and the spirit of distress would depart from him.
The king assigned them daily provisions of the royal food and wine. They were to be trained for three years, at the end of which they were to enter the king's service.
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 KnowledgeThen Saul sent word to Jesse, saying, "Let David remain in my service, for I am pleased with him."
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