1 Samuel 16:20

Overview - 1 Samuel 16
Samuel sent by God, under pretence of a sacrifice, comes to Beth-lehem.
His human judgment is reproved.
11 He anoints David.
15 Saul sends for David to quiet his evil spirit.
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1 Samuel 16:20  (King James Version)
And Jesse took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.

an ass laden
{Chamor lechem,} literally, "an ass of bread," rendered by the LXX. [gomor arton,] a {gomor} of bread; meaning, probably, not an animal, but a vessel containing a certain measure of bread.
10:27 17:18 25:18 Genesis 43:11 ; 2 Samuel 16:1 2 Samuel 16:2 ; Proverbs 18:16