1 Samuel 16:11-14 NIV

11 So he asked Jesse, "Are these all1 the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse answered, "but he is tending the sheep."2 Samuel said, "Send for him; we will not sit downa until he arrives."

References for 1 Samuel 16:11

    • a 16:11 - Some Septuagint manuscripts; Hebrew "not gather around"
      12 So he3 sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome4 features. Then the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him; he is the one."

      References for 1 Samuel 16:12

      13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed5 him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD 6 came upon David in power.7 Samuel then went to Ramah.

      References for 1 Samuel 16:13

          David in Saul's Service

          14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed8 from Saul, and an evilb spirit9 from the LORD tormented him.10

          References for 1 Samuel 16:14

            • b 16:14 - Or "injurious"; also in verses 15, 16 and 23