1 Samuel 1:23; 1 Samuel 8:9; 1 Samuel 12:20; 1 Samuel 12:24; 1 Samuel 16:6; 1 Samuel 18:17; 1 Samuel 20:39; 1 Samuel 21:4; 1 Samuel 25:21; 1 Samuel 29:9
Elkanah her husband said to her, "Do what seems best to you. Remain until you have weaned him; only may the LORD confirm His word." So the woman remained and nursed her son until she weaned him.
"Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them."
Samuel said to the people, "Do not fear. You have committed all this evil, yet do not turn aside from following the LORD , but serve the LORD with all your heart.
"Only fear the LORD and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.
When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, "Surely the LORD'S anointed is before Him."
Then Saul said to David, "Here is my older daughter Merab; I will give her to you as a wife, only be a valiant man for me and fight the LORD'S battles." For Saul thought, "My hand shall not be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him."
But the lad was not aware of anything; only Jonathan and David knew about the matter.
The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread on hand, but there is consecrated bread; if only the young men have kept themselves from women."
Now David had said, "Surely in vain I have guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has returned me evil for good.
But Achish replied to David, "I know that you are pleasing in my sight, like an angel of God; nevertheless the commanders of the Philistines have said, 'He must not go up with us to the battle.'