Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 16:11-21

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1 Samuel 16:11-21

NIV 11 So he asked Jesse, "Are these all the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse answered, "but he is tending the sheep." Samuel said, "Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives." NIV 11 So he asked Jesse, "Are these all the sons you have?" "There is still the youngest," Jesse answered, "but he is tending the sheep." Samuel said, "Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives." NIV 12 So he sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome features. Then the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him; he is the one." NIV 12 So he sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome features. Then the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him; he is the one." NIV 13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah. NIV 13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah. NIV 14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. NIV 14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. NIV 15 Saul's attendants said to him, "See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. NIV 15 Saul's attendants said to him, "See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. NIV 16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better." NIV 16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better." NIV 17 So Saul said to his attendants, "Find someone who plays well and bring him to me." NIV 17 So Saul said to his attendants, "Find someone who plays well and bring him to me." NIV 18 One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the LORD is with him." NIV 18 One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the LORD is with him." NIV 19 Then Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep." NIV 19 Then Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep." NIV 20 So Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine and a young goat and sent them with his son David to Saul. NIV 20 So Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine and a young goat and sent them with his son David to Saul. NIV 21 David came to Saul and entered his service. Saul liked him very much, and David became one of his armor-bearers. NIV 21 David came to Saul and entered his service. Saul liked him very much, and David became one of his armor-bearers.